Definition of 'reward'
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Trying to reassure your pet can make the problem worse as it rewards the fearful behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His philosophy is simple - put in the effort and the rewards will come. The Sun (2016)It offered a 50,000 reward for information leading to his acquittal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They will be given more freedom to give additional rewards and privileges to prisoners who make good progress in areas such as education and training. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All that effort was rewarded. Times, Sunday Times (2017)When it comes to work, being with people who truly want you to do well means more than the financial rewards. The Sun (2016)Insurers such as More Than use the data to reward good driving with lower premiums. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An European arrest warrant was issued for him and a €100,000 reward promised to anyone with information about his whereabouts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yes, I understand the pressure to win is so high when the financial rewards on offer are so great. The Sun (2016)There will be a reward for any information leading to arrests. The Sun (2014)There must be a clear link between good performance and reward. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They should get big rewards in return. The Sun (2013)Police officers who helped him were rewarded with cash. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The banking world seems to be paying great bonuses as rewards for failure. The Sun (2012)Those individuals are seeking sentence reduction or reward money. Christianity Today (2000)Why on earth should animals not be given the same reward for obeying biological commands? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The point here again is that the dog must learn that only acceptable behaviour is rewarded. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)But the upside is that you also directly benefit from the rewards of your actions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The best of these will be published here and will be rewarded with book prizes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The financial rewards were far from lavish. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You will need stamina and energy but your efforts will be rewarded. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Fishing and kayak trips also make for rewarding days out. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Police appealed for witnesses and offered a reward for information. The Sun (2009)Previous research has shown that overeating foods that taste good alters brain reward systems. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a reward for its return. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hopefully the reward will help catch who did this. The Sun (2011)Should head teachers be rewarded with bonus payments? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The head of the opposition council yesterday held out the possibility of future rewards for those who offer early support. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So why shouldn't they benefit from a few extra rewards? The Sun (2013)The Sun is offering a reward for anyone with information leading to their safe return. The Sun (2016)Read them all and you're rewarded with an extra nugget. The Sun (2014)Specifically, what kind of company rewards its employees with the prospect of more work in their holidays? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Sun is today offering a 25,000 reward in a bid to find him. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'reward'
British English: reward /rɪˈwɔːd/ NOUN
A reward is something that you are given because you have behaved well, worked hard, or provided a service to the community.
As a reward for good behaviour, give your child a new toy.
- American English: reward
- Arabic: مُكَافَأَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: recompensa
- Chinese: 报酬
- Croatian: nagrada
- Czech: odměna
- Danish: belønning
- Dutch: beloning
- European Spanish: recompensa
- Finnish: palkkio
- French: récompense
- German: Entgelt
- Greek: ανταμοιβή
- Italian: ricompensa
- Japanese: 報酬
- Korean: 보상
- Norwegian: belønning
- Polish: nagroda
- European Portuguese: recompensa
- Romanian: recompensă
- Russian: награда
- Spanish: recompensa
- Swedish: belöning
- Thai: รางวัล
- Turkish: ödül
- Ukrainian: винагорода
- Vietnamese: phần thưởng
British English: reward VERB
If you do something and are rewarded with a particular benefit, you receive that benefit as a result of doing that thing.
Make the extra effort to impress the buyer and you will be rewarded with a quicker sale.
Definition of reward from the Collins English Dictionary
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