Part of speech: verb

To give a reward to or for; be a reward for; recompense; requite.

Part of speech: noun

The act of rewarding; a gift, prize, or recompense.

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Usage examples "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"", 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", George Meredith.
  3. As if you could have reward enough! - "Queen Hildegarde", Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards.