5 letter word starting with pric

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price noun & verb 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., Value; estimation; excellence; worth., Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry., To pay the price of., To set a price on; to value. See Prize., To ask the price of; as, to price eggs.
prick verb That which pricks, penetrates, or punctures; a sharp and slender thing; a pointed instrument; a goad; a spur, etc.; a point; a skewer., The act of pricking, or the sensation of being pricked; a sharp, stinging pain; figuratively, remorse., A mark made by a pointed instrument; a puncture; a point., A point or mark on the dial, noting the hour., The point on a target at which an archer aims; the mark; the pin., A mark denoting degree; degree; pitch., A mathematical point; — regularly used in old English translations of Euclid., The footprint of a hare., A small roll; as, a prick of spun yarn; a prick of tobacco., To pierce slightly with a sharp-pointed instrument or substance; to make a puncture in, or to make by puncturing; to drive a fine point into; as, to prick one with a pin, needle, etc.; to prick a card; to prick holes in paper., To fix by the point; to attach or hang by puncturing; as, to prick a knife into a board., To mark or denote by a puncture; to designate by pricking; to choose; to mark; — sometimes with off., To mark the outline of by puncturing; to trace or form by pricking; to mark by punctured dots; as, to prick a pattern for embroidery; to prick the notes of a musical composition., To ride or guide with spurs; to spur; to goad; to incite; to urge on; — sometimes with on, or off., To affect with sharp pain; to sting, as with remorse., To make sharp; to erect into a point; to raise, as something pointed; — said especially of the ears of an animal, as a horse or dog; and usually followed by up; — hence, to prick up the ears, to listen sharply; to have the attention and interest strongly engaged., To render acid or pungent., To dress; to prink; — usually with up., To run a middle seam through, as the cloth of a sail., To trace on a chart, as a ship’s course., To drive a nail into (a horse’s foot), so as to cause lameness., To nick., To be punctured; to suffer or feel a sharp pain, as by puncture; as, a sore finger pricks., To spur onward; to ride on horseback., To become sharp or acid; to turn sour, as wine., To aim at a point or mark.