guerdon

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guer·don

 (gûr′dn)
n.
A reward; recompense.
tr.v. guer·doned, guer·don·ing, guer·dons
To reward.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin widerdōnum, alteration (influenced by Latin dōnum, gift) of Old High German widarlōn : widar, back, against; see wi- in Indo-European roots + lōn, reward; see lau- in Indo-European roots.]

guerdon

(ˈɡɜːdən)
n
a reward or payment
vb
(tr) to give a guerdon to
[C14: from Old French gueredon, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German widarlōn, Old English witherlēan; final element influenced by Latin dōnum gift]
ˈguerdoner n

guer•don

(ˈgɜr dn)

n.
1. a reward, recompense, or requital.
v.t.
2. to give a guerdon to; reward.
[1325–75; < Old French, variant of werdoun < Medieval Latin widerdonum, alter. (probably by association with Latin dōnum gift) of Old High German widarlōn]

guerdon


Past participle: guerdoned
Gerund: guerdoning

Imperative
guerdon
guerdon
Present
I guerdon
you guerdon
he/she/it guerdons
we guerdon
you guerdon
they guerdon
Preterite
I guerdoned
you guerdoned
he/she/it guerdoned
we guerdoned
you guerdoned
they guerdoned
Present Continuous
I am guerdoning
you are guerdoning
he/she/it is guerdoning
we are guerdoning
you are guerdoning
they are guerdoning
Present Perfect
I have guerdoned
you have guerdoned
he/she/it has guerdoned
we have guerdoned
you have guerdoned
they have guerdoned
Past Continuous
I was guerdoning
you were guerdoning
he/she/it was guerdoning
we were guerdoning
you were guerdoning
they were guerdoning
Past Perfect
I had guerdoned
you had guerdoned
he/she/it had guerdoned
we had guerdoned
you had guerdoned
they had guerdoned
Future
I will guerdon
you will guerdon
he/she/it will guerdon
we will guerdon
you will guerdon
they will guerdon
Future Perfect
I will have guerdoned
you will have guerdoned
he/she/it will have guerdoned
we will have guerdoned
you will have guerdoned
they will have guerdoned
Future Continuous
I will be guerdoning
you will be guerdoning
he/she/it will be guerdoning
we will be guerdoning
you will be guerdoning
they will be guerdoning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been guerdoning
you have been guerdoning
he/she/it has been guerdoning
we have been guerdoning
you have been guerdoning
they have been guerdoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been guerdoning
you will have been guerdoning
he/she/it will have been guerdoning
we will have been guerdoning
you will have been guerdoning
they will have been guerdoning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been guerdoning
you had been guerdoning
he/she/it had been guerdoning
we had been guerdoning
you had been guerdoning
they had been guerdoning
Conditional
I would guerdon
you would guerdon
he/she/it would guerdon
we would guerdon
you would guerdon
they would guerdon
Past Conditional
I would have guerdoned
you would have guerdoned
he/she/it would have guerdoned
we would have guerdoned
you would have guerdoned
they would have guerdoned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guerdon - a reward or payment
reward - payment made in return for a service rendered

guerdon

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, recompense, reward, wage (often used in plural).
Informal: lump (used in plural).
Idioms: what is coming to one, what one has coming.
verb
To bestow a reward on:
Translations
guiderdone