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re·ward

 (rĭ-wôrd′)
n.
1. A consequence that happens to someone as a result of worthy or unworthy behavior: the rewards of exercise; the rewards of lying to your boss.
2. Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
3. A satisfying return on investment; a profit.
4. Psychology The return for performance of a desired behavior; positive reinforcement.
tr.v. re·ward·ed, re·ward·ing, re·wards
To give a reward to or for.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from rewarder, to take notice of : re-, intensive pref. (from Latin; see re- + warder, to guard, watch over, of Germanic origin; see wer- in Indo-European roots).]

re·ward′a·ble adj.
re·ward′er n.

reward

(rɪˈwɔːd)
n
1. something given or received in return for a deed or service rendered
2. a sum of money offered, esp for help in finding a criminal or for the return of lost or stolen property
3. profit or return
4. something received in return for good or evil; deserts
5. (Psychology) psychol any pleasant event that follows a response and therefore increases the likelihood of the response recurring in the future
vb
(tr) to give (something) to (someone), esp in gratitude for a service rendered; recompense
[C14: from Old Norman French rewarder to regard, from re- + warder to care for, guard, of Germanic origin; see ward]
reˈwardable adj
reˈwarder n
reˈwardless adj

re•ward

(rɪˈwɔrd)

n.
1. a sum of money offered for the detection or capture of a criminal, the recovery of lost property, etc.
2. something given or received in return or recompense for services rendered, merit, hardship, etc.
v.t.
3. to recompense or requite (a person or animal) for service, merit, achievement, etc.
4. to make return for or requite (service, merit, etc.); recompense.
[1275–1325; (v.) Middle English, orig., to regard < Old North French rewarder to look at, Old French reguarder; (n.) Middle English, orig., regard < Anglo-French, Old North French; compare Old French reguard, derivative of reguarder; see regard]
re•ward′a•ble, adj.
re•ward′er, n.

reward

award

Both these nouns are used to refer to something you receive because you have done something useful or good.

1. 'reward'

A reward is usually something valuable, such as money.

Hearst announced a reward of £ 50,000 for information.
2. 'award'

An award is something such as a prize, certificate, or medal.

The only award he had ever won was the Toplady Prize for Divinity.

reward


Past participle: rewarded
Gerund: rewarding

Imperative
reward
reward
Present
I reward
you reward
he/she/it rewards
we reward
you reward
they reward
Preterite
I rewarded
you rewarded
he/she/it rewarded
we rewarded
you rewarded
they rewarded
Present Continuous
I am rewarding
you are rewarding
he/she/it is rewarding
we are rewarding
you are rewarding
they are rewarding
Present Perfect
I have rewarded
you have rewarded
he/she/it has rewarded
we have rewarded
you have rewarded
they have rewarded
Past Continuous
I was rewarding
you were rewarding
he/she/it was rewarding
we were rewarding
you were rewarding
they were rewarding
Past Perfect
I had rewarded
you had rewarded
he/she/it had rewarded
we had rewarded
you had rewarded
they had rewarded
Future
I will reward
you will reward
he/she/it will reward
we will reward
you will reward
they will reward
Future Perfect
I will have rewarded
you will have rewarded
he/she/it will have rewarded
we will have rewarded
you will have rewarded
they will have rewarded
Future Continuous
I will be rewarding
you will be rewarding
he/she/it will be rewarding
we will be rewarding
you will be rewarding
they will be rewarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rewarding
you have been rewarding
he/she/it has been rewarding
we have been rewarding
you have been rewarding
they have been rewarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rewarding
you will have been rewarding
he/she/it will have been rewarding
we will have been rewarding
you will have been rewarding
they will have been rewarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rewarding
you had been rewarding
he/she/it had been rewarding
we had been rewarding
you had been rewarding
they had been rewarding
Conditional
I would reward
you would reward
he/she/it would reward
we would reward
you would reward
they would reward
Past Conditional
I would have rewarded
you would have rewarded
he/she/it would have rewarded
we would have rewarded
you would have rewarded
they would have rewarded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reward - a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoingreward - a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"
aftermath, consequence - the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
2.reward - payment made in return for a service rendered
bounty, premium - payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
honorarium - a fee paid for a nominally free service
blood money - a reward for information about a murderer
guerdon - a reward or payment
meed - a fitting reward
3.reward - an act performed to strengthen approved behavior
approval, approving, blessing - the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
carrot - promise of reward as in "carrot and stick"; "used the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers to get their vote";
4.reward - the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property
offering, offer - something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
price - a monetary reward for helping to catch a criminal; "the cattle thief has a price on his head"
5.reward - benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity"
benefit, welfare - something that aids or promotes well-being; "for the benefit of all"
penalty - the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition; "neglected his health and paid the penalty"
Verb1.reward - bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"
salute, toast, wassail, drink, pledge - propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"
recognise, recognize - show approval or appreciation of; "My work is not recognized by anybody!"; "The best student was recognized by the Dean"
dignify, ennoble - confer dignity or honor upon; "He was dignified with a title"
decorate - award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to; "He was decorated for his services in the military"
2.reward - strengthen and support with rewards; "Let's reinforce good behavior"
instruct, teach, learn - impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"
3.reward - act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

reward

noun
1. prize, honour, decoration, recompense, winnings He earned his reward for contributions to the struggle.
2. punishment, desert, retribution, comeuppance (slang), just deserts, requital He'll get his reward before long.
3. payment, return, benefit, profit, gain, prize, wages, honour, compensation, bonus, premium, merit, repayment, bounty, remuneration, recompense, meed (archaic), requital They last night offered a £10,000 reward.
payment fine, penalty, punishment
verb
1. compensate, pay, honour, repay, recompense, requite, remunerate, make it worth your while Their generosity will be rewarded.
compensate fine, punish, penalize

reward

noun
1. Something given in return for a service or accomplishment:
Idiom: token of appreciation.
2. Something justly deserved:
comeuppance, desert (often used in plural), due, guerdon, recompense, wage (often used in plural).
Informal: lump (used in plural).
Idioms: what is coming to one, what one has coming.
3. A sum of money offered for a special service, such as the apprehension of a criminal:
verb
1. To bestow a reward on:
2. To give a satisfactory return to:
Translations
جَزاء، مُكافأَهمُكَافَأَةمُكافأَهيُجازي، يُكافِئ
odměnaodměnitmzda
belønningdusørbelønne
autasuautasustama
palkkiopalkita
nagrada
jutalommegjutalmazellenszolgáltatás
fundarlaunverîlaun, umbunverîlauna, umbuna
報酬報い報いる
보상
atlygisteikiantis pasitenkinimą
apbalvojumsapbalvotatlīdzība
mzda
nagradanagraditi
belöningbelöna
รางวัล
ödülödül vermekpara ödülü
phần thưởng

reward

[rɪˈwɔːd]
A. Nrecompensa f, premio m; (for finding sth) → gratificación f
as a reward foren recompensa de, como premio a
"£50 reward"50 libras de recompensa
a reward will be paid for information aboutse recompensará al que dé alguna información acerca de ...
B. VTrecompensar (fig) → premiar
to reward sb for his servicesrecompensar a algn por sus servicios
she rewarded me with a smileme premió con una sonrisa
it might reward your attentionpodría valer la pena ir a verlo
the case would reward your investigationle valdría la pena investigar el asunto

reward

[rɪˈwɔːrd]
nrécompense f
a reward for sth → une récompense pour qch
vt
[+ person] → récompenser
to reward sb for sth → récompenser qn de qch
[+ patience, attention, effort] → récompenser
His patience was finally rewarded → Sa patience a finalement été récompensée.
rewards npl (= benefits) → récompenses fpl, satisfactions fpl
Teaching is hard, but it has many rewards → L'enseignement est difficile mais il offre de nombreuses satisfactions.
the rewards of sth → les satisfactions de qch
to reap the rewards of sth → récolter les fruits de qch
to reap rewards from sth → être récompensé(e) de qch
financial rewards (= pay) → avantages mpl financiers (= profit) → profits mpl, bénéfices mpl (financiers)

reward

nBelohnung f; (= money)Entgelt nt (form); as a reward for helping meals Belohnung für Ihre Hilfe; EUR 1,000 reward1.000 EUR Belohnung; reward offered for the return of …Finderlohn für …; the rewards of this jobdie Vorzüge dieser Arbeit
vtbelohnen; “finder will be rewarded”„Finderlohn (ist) ausgesetzt“

reward

[rɪˈwɔːd]
1. nricompensa, premio
as a reward for (doing) sth → in premio or come ricompensa per (aver fatto) qc
2. vt to reward (for)ricompensare (per), premiare (per)

reward

(rəˈwoːd) noun
1. something given in return for or got from work done, good behaviour etc. He was given a gold watch as a reward for his services to the firm; Apart from the salary, teaching children has its own particular rewards.
2. a sum of money offered for finding a criminal, lost or stolen property etc. A reward of $100 has been offered to the person who finds the diamond brooch.
verb
to give a reward to someone for something. He was rewarded for his services; His services were rewarded.
reˈwarding adjective
(negative unrewarding) giving pleasure, satisfaction etc. a rewarding job.

reward

مُكَافَأَة odměna belønning Entgelt ανταμοιβή recompensa palkkio récompense nagrada ricompensa 報酬 보상 beloning belønning nagroda recompensa награда belöning รางวัล ödül phần thưởng 报酬
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