Price current
Price Price, n. [OE. pris, OF. pris, F. prix, L. pretium; cf. Gr. ? I sell ? to buy, Skr. pa? to buy, OI. renim I sell. Cf. {Appreciate}, {Depreciate}, {Interpret}, {Praise}, n. & v., {Precious}, {Prize}.] 1. The sum or amount of money at which a thing is valued, or the value which a seller sets on his goods in market; that for which something is bought or sold, or offered for sale; equivalent in money or other means of exchange; current value or rate paid or demanded in market or in barter; cost. ``Buy wine and milk without money and without price.'' --Isa. lv. 1. [1913 Webster]

We can afford no more at such a price. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Value; estimation; excellence; worth. [1913 Webster]

Her price is far above rubies. --Prov. xxxi. 10. [1913 Webster]

New treasures still, of countless price. --Keble. [1913 Webster]

3. Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry. [1913 Webster]

'T is the price of toil, The knave deserves it when he tills the soil. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

{Price current}, or {Price list}, a statement or list of the prevailing prices of merchandise, stocks, specie, bills of exchange, etc., published statedly or occasionally. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • price current — noun (plural prices current) : price list often used in plural * * * price current noun 1. (often in pl, prices current) a list of prevailing prices at any time 2. A list of prices paid for any class of goods, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Price — Price, n. [OE. pris, OF. pris, F. prix, L. pretium; cf. Gr. ? I sell ? to buy, Skr. pa? to buy, OI. renim I sell. Cf. {Appreciate}, {Depreciate}, {Interpret}, {Praise}, n. & v., {Precious}, {Prize}.] 1. The sum or amount of money at which a thing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Price list — Price Price, n. [OE. pris, OF. pris, F. prix, L. pretium; cf. Gr. ? I sell ? to buy, Skr. pa? to buy, OI. renim I sell. Cf. {Appreciate}, {Depreciate}, {Interpret}, {Praise}, n. & v., {Precious}, {Prize}.] 1. The sum or amount of money at which a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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