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KK Pronunciation

〔 rIˋwɒrd 〕


〔 riˊwɒːd 〕

Overview of noun reward

The noun reward has 5 senses

  • wages, reward, payoff -- (a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward")

  • reward -- (payment made in return for a service rendered)

  • reward, reinforcement -- (an act performed to strengthen approved behavior)

  • reward -- (the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property)

  • advantage, reward -- (benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity")

Overview of verb reward

The verb reward has 3 senses

  • honor, honour, reward -- (bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action")

  • reinforce, reward -- (strengthen and support with rewards; "Let's reinforce good behavior")

  • reward, repay, pay back -- (act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions)