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Noun, Verb (transitive)


Noun reward has 5 senses

Verb reward has 3 senses


rewardv. t. [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.].
     To give in return, whether good or evil; -- commonly in a good sense; to requite; to recompense; to repay; to compensate.  [1913 Webster]
    "After the deed that is done, one doom shall reward,
    Mercy or no mercy as truth will accord.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil."  [1913 Webster]
    "I will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me."  [1913 Webster]
    "God rewards those that have made use of the single talent."  [1913 Webster]
rewardn. [See Reward, v., and cf. Regard, n.].
  •  Regard; respect; consideration.  [1913 Webster]
    "Take reward of thine own value."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou returnest
    From flight, seditious angel, to receive
    Thy merited reward.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Rewards and punishments do always presuppose something willingly done well or ill."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, the fruit of one's labor or works.  [1913 Webster]
    "The dead know not anything, neither have they any more a reward."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Compensation or remuneration for services; a sum of money paid or taken for doing, or forbearing to do, some act.  Burrill.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Recompense; compensation; remuneration; pay; requital; retribution; punishment.


reward, n. & v.
1 a a return or recompense for service or merit. b requital for good or evil; retribution.
2 a sum offered for the detection of a criminal, the restoration of lost property, etc.
--v.tr. give a reward to (a person) or for (a service etc.).

rewardless adj.
ME f. AF, ONF reward = OF reguard REGARD



Academy Award, Nobel Prize, Oscar, amends, annihilation, atonement, award, bait, bane, biological death, blood money, booby prize, bribe, carrot, cessation of life, clinical death, comeuppance, compensate, compensation, consideration, consolation prize, crossing the bar, curtains, damages, death, death knell, debt of nature, decease, demise, departure, desert, deserts, dissolution, dividend, doom, dying, ebb of life, encouragement, end, end of life, ending, eternal rest, exit, expiration, extinction, extinguishment, favor, fee, fillip, final summons, finger of death, first prize, get satisfaction, going, going off, grave, guerdon, hand of death, honor, honorarium, incentive, incitement, indemnification, indemnify, indemnity, inducement, interest, invitation, jackpot, jaws of death, just deserts, knell, last debt, last muster, last rest, last roundup, last sleep, leaving life, loss of life, lure, make amends, make requital, make restitution, make retribution, making an end, meed, parting, passing, passing away, passing over, pay, pay back, pay by installments, pay off, pay on, payment, percentage, perishing, persuasive, plum, premium, prepay, price, prize, profit, provocation, punishment, quietus, quit, quittance, recompense, redress, release, remit, remunerate, remuneration, render, reparation, repay, reprisal, requital, requite, requitement, rest, restitution, retribution, return, revenge, salary, salvage, satisfaction, satisfy, second prize, sentence of death, shades of death, shadow of death, sleep, smart money, solatium, somatic death, stimulation, stimulative, stimulus, summons of death, sweepstakes, sweetener, sweetening, tender, tribute, wergild, what is due, what is merited, whet




N reward, recompense, remuneration, meed, guerdon, reguerdon, price, indemnity, indemnification, quittance, compensation, reparation, redress, satisfaction, reckoning, acknowledgment, requital, amends, sop, atonement, retribution, consideration, return, quid pro quo, salvage, perquisite, vail, douceur, bribe, hush money, smart money, blackmail, extortion, carcelage, solatium, allowance, salary, stipend, wages, compensation, pay, payment, emolument, tribute, batta, shot, scot, bonus, premium, tip, fee, honorarium, hire, dasturi, dustoori, mileage, crown, remunerative, remuneratory, munerary, compensatory, retributive, reparatory, rewarding, satisfactory, fideli certa merces, honor virtutis praemium, tibi seris tibi metis.

VB reward, recompense, repay, requite, remunerate, munerate, compensate, fee, pay one's footing, make amends, indemnify, atone, satisfy, acknowledge, get for one's pains, reap the fruits of, tip.


N title, honor, knighthood, highness, excellency, grace, lordship, worship, reverence, reverend, esquire, sir, master, Mr, signor, senor, Mein Herr, mynheer, your honor, his honor, serene highness, handle to one's name, decoration, laurel, palm, wreath, garland, bays, medal, ribbon, riband, blue ribbon, cordon, cross, crown, coronet, star, garter, feather, feather in one's cap, epaulet, epaulette, colors, cockade, livery, order, arms, shield, scutcheon, reward.

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