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
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
Origin: [OF. rewarder, another form of regarder, of German origin. The original sense is, to look at, regard, hence, to regard as worthy, give a reward to. See Ward, Regard.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-wawrd′, n. that which is given in return for good or evil: recompense: retribution: the fruit of one's own labour: regard: requital: remuneration: guerdon: consideration.—v.t. to give in return: to requite, whether good or evil: to punish: (B.) to recompense: to compensate: to notice carefully: to watch over.—adj. Rewar′dable, capable or worthy of being rewarded.—n. Rewar′dableness.—adv. Rewar′dably.—n. Rewar′der, one who rewards.—adjs. Reward′ful, yielding reward; Reward′less, having or receiving no reward. [O. Fr. rewarder, reswarder, regarder—re-, again, warder, guarder, to guard; of Teut. origin.]
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
The numerical value of Reward in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Reward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
Behind every temptation is a divine reward in resisting it; behind every divine opportunity is a reward in taking advantage of it.
An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
They play no role in reward delivery, which is one of the shortfalls of reward-based crowdfunding, the platforms take no responsibility for this aspect.
Images & Illustrations of Reward
Translations for Reward
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- منح, مكافأة, جزاءArabic
- recompensarCatalan, Valencian
- odměna, odměnitCzech
- belohnen, BelohnungGerman
- ανταμοιβή, αμείβωGreek
- recompensa, recompensarSpanish
- autasu, autasustamaEstonian
- palkita, palkkioFinnish
- récompense, récompenserFrench
- leanWestern Frisian
- duais, dìoladhScottish Gaelic
- jutalom, megjutalmazHungarian
- 報い, 報酬, 報いるJapanese
- beloning, prijs, loon, verloning, belonenDutch
- nagrodzić, nagradzaćPolish
- recompensa, recompensarPortuguese
- вознаградить, поощрять, премия, награда, награждать, вознаграждение, поощрить, наградить, вознаграждатьRussian
- belöning, belönaSwedish
- ödül, ödüllendirmekTurkish
Get even more translations for Reward »
Find a translation for the Reward definition in other languages:
Select another language: