Associations to the word «Reward»


REWARD, noun. Something of value given in return for an act.
REWARD, noun. A prize promised for a certain deed or catch
REWARD, noun. The result of an action, whether good or bad.
REWARD, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To give (something) as a reward.
REWARD, verb. (transitive) To give a reward to or for.
REWARD, verb. (transitive) To recompense.

Dictionary definition

REWARD, noun. A recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward".
REWARD, noun. Payment made in return for a service rendered.
REWARD, noun. An act performed to strengthen approved behavior.
REWARD, noun. The offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property.
REWARD, noun. Benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity".
REWARD, verb. Bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action".
REWARD, verb. Strengthen and support with rewards; "Let's reinforce good behavior".
REWARD, verb. Act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions.

Wise words

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