Definition Of award
a prize or other mark of recognition given in honor of an achievement.
the company's annual award for high-quality service
give or order the giving of (something) as an official payment, compensation, or prize to (someone).
he was awarded the Purple Heart
Example Of award
award of damages
a 1.5 per cent pay award
a generous award given to promising young dancers
A judge's award of general damages is not intrinsically better than a jury's.
Accordingly, no award of compensation was made.