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  Definition of reward
  1. an act performed to strengthen approved behavior
  2. benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity"
  3. the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property
  4. a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"
  5. payment made in return for a service rendered
  6. strengthen and support with rewards; "Let''s reinforce good behavior"
  7. act or give recompensation in recognition of someone''s behavior or actions
  8. bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageus action"
Similar Words: reinforcement, advantage, wages, payoff, reinforce, repay, pay back, honor, honour

 

Hyponyms: carrot, price, bounty, premium, honorarium, blood money, guerdon, meed, toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail, ennoble, dignify, award

 

Derivational Morphology: reinforce, advantage, honor, honour, repay, pay back, reinforcement, reinforcing stimulus, reinforcer, wages, payoff, award, accolade, laurels, honoree

 

Anagrams: drawer, drawee, warder, Edward

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 報酬   Dutch: beloning  
Finnish: palkkio   French: récompense  
German: Belohnung   Greek: ανταμοιβή  
Hungarian: jutalom   Italian: ricompensa  
Japanese: 報酬   Korean: 보수  
Portuguese: recompensa   Russian: награда  
Spanish: recompensa   Swedish: belöning  
 
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