1the amount of money expected, required, or given in payment for something:land could be sold for a high pricehouse prices have fallen [mass noun]:large cars are dropping in price
the odds in betting.
[mass noun] archaic value; worth:the parable of the pearl of great price
2an unwelcome experience or action undergone or done as a condition of achieving an objective:the price of their success was an entire day spent in discussion
1decide the amount required as payment for (something offered for sale):the watches are priced at £55
attach price labels or tickets to (an item for sale).
2discover or establish the price of (something for sale).
at any price
no matter what expense or difficulty is involved:they wanted peace at any price
at a price
requiring great expense or involving unwelcome consequences:his generosity comes at a price
beyond (or without) price
so valuable that no price can be stated:the memories they shared were beyond price
a price on someone's head
a reward offered for someone’s capture or death:he had to flee with a price on his head
price oneself out of the market
become unable to compete commercially:as supermodels price themselves out of the market, actresses are ready to negotiate terms
put a price on
determine the value of:you can’t put a price on what she has to offer
what price ——?
1used to ask what has become of something or to suggest that something has or would become worthless:what price justice if he were allowed to go free?
2used to state that something seems unlikely:what price cricket at the Olympics?
Middle English: the noun from Old French pris, from Latin pretium 'value, reward'; the verb, a variant (by assimilation to the noun) of earlier prise 'estimate the value of' (see prize1). Compare with praise