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Etymology

From Old North French reward, from Old French reguard (regard).

Noun

Singular
reward

Plural
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  1. Something of value given in return for an act.
    For catching the thief, you'll get a nice reward.
  2. The result of an action, whether good or bad.
    Is this the reward I get for telling the truth: to be put in jail?

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Verb

Infinitive
to reward

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to reward (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To give a reward to.
    Why are you rewarding the child for misbehaving?

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