What does the word reward mean?

Usage examples for reward

  1. " Friend," says he, " as a reward, I wish to present you with one of my horses. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  2. But Count Ammiani will not marry her; so you will have a right to claim some reward. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. As if you could have reward enough! – Queen Hildegarde by Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards