ADJ. big, great, prestigious | special | coveted She was the first woman to win this coveted prize. | glittering He strove for the glittering prizes of politics. | first, top | runner-up, second | consolation | booby The booby prize was awarded to the worst singer in the competition. | cash, money
VERB + PRIZE award (sb), give (sb) | present The prize was presented by the mayor. | get, receive, take, win | accept
PRIZE + VERB go to sb/sth The prize went to the grey long-haired cat. | be worth sth a prize worth over £3,000
PRIZE + NOUN winner (also prizewinner) | money | draw
PREP. ~ for He won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
PREP. above a precious thing to be prized above all else | as The library is prized as the finest of its kind in England. | for The berries are prized for their healing properties.
PHRASES highly/much prized two fruits that are much prized in Madeira