reward

  • 1 reward — [ri wôrd′] n. [ME < NormFr, for OFr regarde] 1. something given in return for good or, sometimes, evil, or for service or merit 2. money offered, as for the capture of a criminal, the return of something lost, etc. 3. compensation; profit 4.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 Reward — Re*ward , n. [See {Reward}, v., and cf. {Regard}, n.] 1. Regard; respect; consideration. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Take reward of thine own value. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is given in return for good or evil done or received; esp., that… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Reward — Re*ward , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rewarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rewarding}.] [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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 reward — I noun acknowledgment, award, benefit, bonus, booty, bounty, compensation, consideration, donation, emolument, fee, gift, grant, gratuity, guerdon, honorarium, incentive, indemnification, indemnity, meed, pay, payment, perquisite, praemium… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 reward — ► NOUN 1) a thing given in recognition of service, effort, or achievement. 2) a fair return for good or bad behaviour. 3) a sum offered for the detection of a criminal, the restoration of lost property, etc. ► VERB 1) give a reward to. 2) show… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 reward — [n] payment, prize accolade, award, benefit, bonus, bounty, carrot*, comeuppance, compensation, crown*, cue, dividend, feather in cap*, fringe benefit, gain, garland, goodies*, gravy*, grease*, guerdon, honor, just deserts*, meed, merit, perks*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 Reward —   (Belohnung): Lohn und Strafe …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 reward — n *premium, prize, award, meed, guerdon, bounty, bonus …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 reward — ▪ I. reward re‧ward 1 [rɪˈwɔːd ǁ ˈwɔːrd] noun 1. [countable] something that you receive because you have done something good or helpful: reward for • Officials were often posted abroad as a reward for loyal service. 2. [countable, uncountable]… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 reward — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 for effort, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ great, high, huge, rich ▪ Top athletes enjoy rich rewards. ▪ fitting, just …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 reward */*/ — I UK [rɪˈwɔː(r)d] / US [rɪˈwɔrd] noun Word forms reward : singular reward plural rewards 1) [countable/uncountable] something good that happens or that you receive because of something that you have done reward for: Rewards for appropriate… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 reward — re|ward1 [ rı wɔrd ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount something good that happens or that you receive because of something you have done: reward for: Rewards for appropriate behavior can be successful in teaching children. as a reward: You deserve a …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 reward — re|ward1 W3 [rıˈwo:d US ˈwo:rd] n 1.) [U and C] something that you get because you have done something good or helpful or have worked hard →↑prize, benefit ↑benefit ▪ The school has a system of rewards and punishments to encourage good behaviour …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 reward — I n. 1) to offer, post; pay a reward 2) to claim; reap; receive a reward 3) a just; tangible; well deserved reward 4) a reward for II v. (D; tr.) to reward for; with (she was rewarded with a bonus for her outstanding work) * * * [rɪ wɔːd] pay a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 reward — 01. Police are offering a $500 [reward] for information leading to the arrest of the person who set fire to a downtown store. 02. Doing volunteer work can be a very [rewarding] experience. 03. She finds her job working with handicapped children… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 reward — 1 noun 1 (C, U) something that you receive because you have done something good or helpful (+ for): She received a crystal decanter as a reward for her services. | $100 was a poor reward for all my work! 2 (C) an amount of money that is offered… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Reward — A reward may refer to:*Bounty (reward), a reward, often money, offered as an incentive *Reward website, a website that offers rewards for performing tasks *Reward system, a collection of brain structures which induce pleasurable effects *Loyalty… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 Reward — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Reward >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 reward reward recompense remuneration meed guerdon reguerdon| Sgm: N 1 price price Sgm: N 1 indemnity indemnity indemnification Sgm: N 1 compensation …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 reward — rewardable, adj. rewardableness, n. rewardably, adv. rewarder, n. rewardless, adj. /ri wawrd /, n. 1. a sum of money offered for the detection or capture of a criminal, the recovery of lost or stolen property, etc. 2. something given or received… …

    Universalium

  • 20 reward — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. reward, recompense, remuneration, meed, prize, guerdon; indemnity, indemnification; quittance; compensation, reparation, redress (see restoration); perquisite; spoils; salary, pay, payment; tribute,… …

    English dictionary for students