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Overview of noun reward

The noun reward has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (4) wages, reward, payoff

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

2. (2) reward

(payment made in return for a service rendered)

3. (2) reward, reinforcement

(an act performed to strengthen approved behavior)

4. (1) reward

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

5. 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? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) honor, honour, reward

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

2. (1) reinforce, reward

(strengthen and support with rewards; "Let's reinforce good behavior")

3. reward, repay, pay back

(act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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