reward


reward
01. Police are offering a $500 [reward] for information leading to the arrest of the person who set fire to a downtown store.
02. Doing volunteer work can be a very [rewarding] experience.
03. She finds her job working with handicapped children very [rewarding] because the kids are very loving.
04. The [rewards] of all your hard work in the garden are easy to see.
05. My neighbor lost her kitten, and is offering a $25 [reward] to whoever finds it.
06. The teacher [rewarded] the children who left their desks clean and tidy at the end of the day with little animal stickers.
07. After giving so much of his life to the college, they [rewarded] him by naming one of the buildings after him.
08. A [reward] of over $10,000 has been offered for information leading to the arrest of the murderer of a young school girl.
09. She has been a kind, loving wife for the past ten years, and he has [rewarded] her by having an affair with a younger woman.
10. I have always found the [rewards] of being a father to be far greater than the work I had to put into it.
11. Society is differentiated by age, with each age having its own rights, obligations and [rewards].
12. Learning a foreign language is generally a gradual but [rewarding] process.
13. The Queen [rewarded] the people of the village for their loyalty by reducing their taxes.
14. A system of [rewards] and punishment can help to shape people away from abnormal actions and toward normal behaviors.
15. The office has a suggestion box for employees to use, and anyone who comes up with a good idea will be [rewarded] with a £100 bonus.
16. Research suggests that [rewards] often lower performance levels, especially when the performance involves creativity.
17. A recent study discovered that children who are [rewarded] for drawing are less likely to draw on their own than those who draw just for the fun of it.
18. Microsoft recently announced that it will give monetary [rewards] for information resulting in the arrest and conviction of people who put viruses on the Internet.
19. Microsoft has announced the first [reward] of $250,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for making the computer worm known as MSBlast.A.
20. Every time you shop at this store, you will earn 5% [rewards], which can be used toward future purchases.
21. The government has a new plan to [reward] farmers for protecting the environment.
22. The man who found 52 of 57 stolen Oscar statuettes next to a garbage dumpster in Los Angeles was [rewarded] with an invitation to the 2000 Academy Awards as a special guest.
23. When people do not get the [rewards] they feel they are entitled to, they are likely to rebel.
24. Working with new immigrants who are adapting to their new life here is a very [rewarding] experience for me because I feel that I am truly helping them.
25. Francisco de Orellana's discovery of the Amazon River brought him great [rewards] upon his return to Spain.
26. Psychologists have shown that externally supplied [rewards] sometimes actually lower a person's desire to perform a task.
27. Ralph Waldo Emerson once observed that the [reward] of a thing well done is to have done it.
28. John Ruskin once said that the highest [reward] for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
29. John LeCarre once observed that the only [reward] for love is the experience of loving.
30. Robert G. Ingersoll once remarked that in nature, there are neither [rewards] nor punishment - there are consequences.
31. There is a Bosnian proverb which states that two things rule the world; [reward] and punishment.

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  • reward — [ri wôrd′] n. [ME < NormFr, for OFr regarde] 1. something given in return for good or, sometimes, evil, or for service or merit 2. money offered, as for the capture of a criminal, the return of something lost, etc. 3. compensation; profit 4.… …   English World dictionary

  • Reward — Re*ward , n. [See {Reward}, v., and cf. {Regard}, n.] 1. Regard; respect; consideration. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Take reward of thine own value. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is given in return for good or evil done or received; esp., that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reward — Re*ward , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rewarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rewarding}.] [OF. rewarder, another form of regarder, of German origin. The original sense is, to look at, regard, hence, to regard as worthy, give a reward to. See {Ward}, {Regard}.] To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reward — I noun acknowledgment, award, benefit, bonus, booty, bounty, compensation, consideration, donation, emolument, fee, gift, grant, gratuity, guerdon, honorarium, incentive, indemnification, indemnity, meed, pay, payment, perquisite, praemium… …   Law dictionary

  • reward — ► NOUN 1) a thing given in recognition of service, effort, or achievement. 2) a fair return for good or bad behaviour. 3) a sum offered for the detection of a criminal, the restoration of lost property, etc. ► VERB 1) give a reward to. 2) show… …   English terms dictionary

  • reward — [n] payment, prize accolade, award, benefit, bonus, bounty, carrot*, comeuppance, compensation, crown*, cue, dividend, feather in cap*, fringe benefit, gain, garland, goodies*, gravy*, grease*, guerdon, honor, just deserts*, meed, merit, perks*,… …   New thesaurus

  • Reward —   (Belohnung): Lohn und Strafe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • reward — n *premium, prize, award, meed, guerdon, bounty, bonus …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • reward — ▪ I. reward re‧ward 1 [rɪˈwɔːd ǁ ˈwɔːrd] noun 1. [countable] something that you receive because you have done something good or helpful: reward for • Officials were often posted abroad as a reward for loyal service. 2. [countable, uncountable]… …   Financial and business terms

  • reward — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 for effort, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ great, high, huge, rich ▪ Top athletes enjoy rich rewards. ▪ fitting, just …   Collocations dictionary

  • reward */*/ — I UK [rɪˈwɔː(r)d] / US [rɪˈwɔrd] noun Word forms reward : singular reward plural rewards 1) [countable/uncountable] something good that happens or that you receive because of something that you have done reward for: Rewards for appropriate… …   English dictionary