Definitions for Rewardrɪˈwɔrd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a sum of money offered for the detection or capture of a criminal, the recovery of lost property, etc.
something given or received in return or recompense for services rendered, merit, hardship, etc.
(v.t.)to recompense or requite (a person or animal) for service, merit, achievement, etc.
to make return for or requite (service, merit, etc.); recompense.
Origin of reward:
1275–1325; (v.) ME, orig., to regard < ONF rewarder to look at, OF reguarder; (n.) ME, orig., regard < AF, ONF; cf. OF reguard, der. of reguarder; see regard
wages, reward, payoff(noun)
a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
"the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"
payment made in return for a service rendered
an act performed to strengthen approved behavior
the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property
benefit resulting from some event or action
"it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity"
honor, honour, reward(verb)
bestow honor or rewards upon
"Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"
strengthen and support with rewards
"Let's reinforce good behavior"
reward, repay, pay back(verb)
act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sth good you are given or allowed because of sth you do
Mom took us to a movie as a reward for being so helpful.; the financial rewards of working in the banking industry
money offered for help in solving a crime
a reward offered for information about the missing girl
to give sb sth good for sth they do
The company rewarded him with a large bonus payment.
to give in return, whether good or evil; -- commonly in a good sense; to requite; to recompense; to repay; to compensate
regard; respect; consideration
that which is given in return for good or evil done or received; esp., that which is offered or given in return for some service or attainment, as for excellence in studies, for the return of something lost, etc.; recompense; requital
hence, the fruit of one's labor or works
compensation or remuneration for services; a sum of money paid or taken for doing, or forbearing to do, some act
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An object or a situation that can serve to reinforce a response, to satisfy a motive, or to afford pleasure.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Reward' in Nouns Frequency: #1454
Rank popularity for the word 'Reward' in Verbs Frequency: #871
Translations for Reward
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something given in return for or got from work done, good behaviour etc
He was given a gold watch as a reward for his services to the firm; Apart from the salary, teaching children has its own particular rewards.
- جَزاء، مُكافأَهArabic
- compensaçãoPortuguese (BR)
- odměna; mzdaCzech
- die BelohnungGerman
- επιβράβευση, ανταμοιβήGreek
- verðlaun, umbunIcelandic
- atlyginimas, atpildas, apdovanojimasLithuanian
- belønning, vederlag; tilfredsstillelseNorwegian
- بدله وركول، انعام وركول عو ض و ركول ، مكافات وركول: اداكول، اجروركول، بدله ، عوض: اداكول ، اجروركول،: بدله ،عوض: اداينه ، انعام جايزهPashto
- odmena; mzdaSlovak
- 報酬Chinese (Trad.)
- phần thưởngVietnamese
- 报酬Chinese (Simp.)
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