award means: To give as due or merited. (in Merlin Dictionary)
What else does award mean?
- Legally due amount of benefit. (in Merlin Dictionary)
- Awarded or granted as a reward for merit. (in Merlin Dictionary)
- A legal entitlement to an amount or benefit. (in Merlin Dictionary)
- Final judgment. A declaration by one party that they owe another money is the centerpiece of an award. The term is often used to refer to decisions made by arbitrators or juries. However, judges can also use it. (in Legal Dictionary)