Definitions of reward

  1. To give a reward to or for; be a reward for; recompense; requite.
  2. To give in return, whether good or evil; - commonly in a good sense; to requite; to recompense; to repay; to compensate.
  3. To give in return for ( good or ill received); to make a return to ( somebody) or for ( something); as, to reward the winner, or to reward success.
  4. To give in return: to requite, whether good or evil: to punish: ( B.) to recompense.
  5. To recompense; requite.
  6. act or give something in recognition of someone's behavior
  7. strengthen and support with rewards; " Let's reinforce good behavior"
  8. bestow a reward upon; " The boy scout was rewarded for his courageous action"
  9. To give in return either good or evil; to recompense; to punish.
  10. To recompense; to give in return, either good or evil; to remunerate; to punish; to repay evil.
  11. the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property
  12. payment made in return for a service rendered
  13. bestow honor or rewards upon; " Today we honor our soldiers"; " The scout was rewarded for courageus action"
  14. Regard; respect; consideration.
  15. 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.
  16. Hence, the fruit of one's labor or works.
  17. Compensation or remuneration for services; a sum of money paid or taken for doing, or forbearing to do, some act.
  18. Something given as a return for good or ill received; money offered for service or for the return of something lost.
  19. That which is given in return for good or evil: recompense: retribution: the fruit of one's own labor.
  20. Recompense; retribution.
  21. The act of rewarding; a gift, prize, or recompense.
  22. Equivalent return for good or service done; recompense.
  23. A suitable return for kindness, or for services, and suchlike; the fruits of labour or industry; a sum of money offered for the apprehension of a criminal, or for the recovery of lost property; punishment.