New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: arise · poise · price · pride · prime · prism · prize · prose · rise · apprise
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prise

(also

prize

)
1 verb remove TRANSITIVEI prised the lid off the can with a screwdriver bhain mé an clár den channa le scriúirehe prised himself out of the chair tharraing sé é féin as an gcathaoir 2 verb leave reluctantly TRANSITIVEshe had to prise herself away from the party b'éigean di í féin a tharraingt ón gcóisir in éadan a cos, d'imigh sí ón gcóisir in aghaidh a tola 3 verb open TRANSITIVEthey prised open the safe d'oscail siad an taisceadán le fórsa 4 verb information, news etc TRANSITIVEwe had to prise the news out of her b'éigean dúinn an scéala a tharraingt aistiI had to prise the truth out of him bhí orm iallach a chur air an fhírinne a insint, bhí orm an fhírinne a bhaint as dá bhuíochas