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Reward meaning

reward - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. act or give recompensation in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
  2. 2. bestow honor or rewards upon; " Today we honor our soldiers"; " The scout was rewarded for courageus action"
  3. 3. Regard; respect; consideration.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. Hence, the fruit of one's labor or works.
  6. 6. Compensation or remuneration for services; a sum of money paid or taken for doing, or forbearing to do, some act.
  7. 7. To give in return, whether good or evil; - commonly in a good sense; to requite; to recompense; to repay; to compensate.
  8. 8. Recompense; retribution.
  9. 9. To recompense; requite.

reward - examples of usage

  1. Your friends may never know of your efforts to do so, but your own peace of mind will be reward enough. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. A man who tells a lie, properly so called, has some hope of reward by it. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
  3. But some power compelled him, as it had compelled him to come downstairs, to make his stand here and now, alone and unhelped by any one, without prospect of reward. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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