give priority

Definition of give priority

:to deal with or do (something) first
  • These problems are important and should be given priority (over others).
often + to
  • Give priority to the people who have been waiting the longest.

Word by Word Definitions

give play
  1. : to make a present of

  2. : to grant or bestow by formal action

  3. : to accord or yield to another

  1. : capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility

  2. : the ability of a material to bend or stretch

priority play
  1. : the quality or state of being prior

  2. : precedence in date or position of publication

  3. : superiority in rank, position, or privilege


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