Definitions for: Prise

[v] regard highly; think much of
[v] to move or force, esp. in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock", "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
[v] make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry; "They pried the information out of him"

Webster (1913) Definition: Prise, n.
An enterprise. [Obs.] --Spenser.

Prise, n. & v.
See Prize, n., 5. Also Prize, v. t.

Synonyms: esteem, jimmy, lever, prize, prize, pry, pry, respect, value

Antonyms: disesteem, disrespect

See Also: admire, consider, extort, fear, look up to, loose, loosen, open, open up, reckon, regard, revere, reverence, see, think the world of, venerate, view, wring from

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