at a price

Definition of at a price

  1. 1 :  by losing or giving up something or doing something unpleasant Success came at a price.

  2. 2 :  for a very large amount of money The chocolate is available by mail order, but at a price.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  value, worth

    :  the quantity of one thing that is exchanged or demanded in barter or sale for another

    :  the amount of money given or set as consideration for the sale of a specified thing

  1. :  to set a price on

    :  to find out the price of

    :  to drive by raising prices excessively

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a brief usually trivial fact

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