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      n  
1    the sum in money or goods for which anything is or may be bought or sold  
2    the cost at which anything is obtained  
3    the cost of bribing a person  
4    a sum of money offered or given as a reward for a capture or killing  
5    value or worth, esp. high worth  
6      (Gambling)      another word for       odds  
7    at any price   whatever the price or cost  
8    at a price          at a high price  
9    beyond (or without) price   invaluable or priceless  
10    the price of (one)     (Irish)   what (one) deserves, esp. a fitting punishment  
it's just the price of him     
11    what price (something)?   what are the chances of (something) happening now?  
      vb   tr  
12    to fix or establish the price of  
13    to ascertain or discover the price of  
14    price out of the market   to charge so highly for as to prevent the sale, hire, etc., of  
     (C13 pris, from Old French, from Latin pretium price, value, wage)  
  pricer      n  
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price

  

      n  
1    amount, asking price, assessment, bill, charge, cost, damage     (informal)   estimate, expenditure, expense, face value, fee, figure, outlay, payment, rate, valuation, value, worth  
2    consequences, cost, penalty, sacrifice, toll  
3    bounty, compensation, premium, recompense, reward  
4    at any price      anyhow, cost what it may, expense no object, no matter what the cost, regardless, whatever the cost  
5    beyond price      inestimable, invaluable, of incalculable value, precious, priceless, treasured, without price  
      vb  
6    assess, cost, estimate, evaluate, put a price on, rate, value  


cut-price     
bargain, cheap, cheapo     (informal)   cut-rate     (chiefly U.S.)   reduced, sale  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
v.
lower a price at the last minute to secure a sale
the chamber pot meaning is the NOUN. This is the verb.
v.
raise a price after agreeing on a lower one
Common real estate term but 'of uncertain origin'. However WW1 Australian soldier's diary records: "Huge rubber gun gazumps were falling all over the town [Watten]..." A weapon?
n.
someone who re-posts a genuine online listing for a book at an inflated price on another website. If someone buys from the bookjacker, he buys the book from the original seller and provides him with the address of the customer. The bookjacker never sees or handles the book, but collects his margin.
[Bus.] Syn. dropshipper.
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