What is reward?

  • (noun): A recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing.
    Example: "Virtue is its own reward"
    Synonyms: wages, payoff
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on reward:

Suffolkater - Media Coverage
... A reward was offered, first by local business Call Connection, who initially offered £25,000 and later raised it to £50,000 ...
Lancelot De Mole - De Mole's Formal Claim - Reward
... He was made an honorary corporal in 1919 and, early in 1920, it was announced from London that he had been honoured with the bestowal of the award of Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) ... At the formal investiture of the award, on 28 July 1921, in the ballroom of the New South Wales' State Government House, Lord Forster, the seventh Governor-General of Australia, was so nervous that he dropped the decoration before it could be pinned on de Mole's chest. ...
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Abduction Of Rahma El-Dennaoui - Reward
... In May, 2007, New Idea magazine offered a $20,000 (AUS) reward for information on what happened to Rahma ...

More definitions of "reward":

  • (verb): Bestow honor or rewards upon.
    Synonyms: honor, honour
  • (noun): The offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property.
  • (noun): Payment made in return for a service rendered.
  • (noun): An act performed to strengthen approved behavior.
    Synonyms: reinforcement
  • (noun): Benefit resulting from some event or action.
    Synonyms: advantage
  • (verb): Strengthen and support with rewards.
    Synonyms: reinforce
  • (verb): Act or give recompensation in recognition of someone's behavior or actions.
    Synonyms: repay, pay back

Famous quotes containing the word reward:

    The reward of labour is life. Is that not enough?
    William Morris (1834–1896)

    Let my whispering voice obtain
    Sweet reward for sharpest pain;
    Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)

    The militancy of men, through all the centuries, has drenched the world with blood, and for these deeds of horror and destruction men have been rewarded with monuments, with great songs and epics. The militancy of women has harmed no human life save the lives of those who fought the battle of righteousness. Time alone will reveal what reward will be allotted to women.
    Emmeline Pankhurst (1858–1928)