reward meaning

EN[ɹɪˈwɔːd] [-ɔː(ɹ)d]
  • A reward may refer to:
  • Bounty (reward), reward, often money, offered as an incentive
  • Reward website, website that offers rewards for performing tasks

    Definition of reward in English Dictionary

  • NounPLrewardsPREré-SUF-ward
    1. Something of value given in return for an act.
      1. For catching the thief, you'll get a nice reward.
    2. A prize promised for a certain deed or catch.
      1. The rewards for bringing in badly wanted criminals are printed on 'dead or alive' posters
    3. The result of an action, whether good or bad.
      1. Is this the reward I get for telling the truth: to be put in jail?
  • VerbSGrewardsPRrewardingPT, PPrewarded
    1. OBS VT To give (something) as a reward.
      1. VT To give a reward to or for.
        1. Why are you rewarding the child for misbehaving? ‎
      2. VT To recompense.
        1. Decorations are meant to reward the most meritous acts and services. ‎
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Consequently, pharmacological compounds in cordyceps may be associated with neurotrophic effects, which regulate behavioral sensitization and reward circuits of drug addiction.
        • Unmonopolizing the rewards of learning and industry. — Milton.
        • The spilt milk would be offered as a gift to Surf God Huey who would surely reward our kindness with sick waves. — surfingnz.com, Road Trip #6 [1]
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Transitive verbs
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        Meaning of reward for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "reward" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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        Definiteness: Level 9
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