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Definitions of reward:
  • noun:   an act performed to strengthen approved behavior
  • noun:   the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property
  • noun:   payment made in return for a service rendered
  • noun:   benefit resulting from some event or action
    Example: "Reaping the rewards of generosity"
  • noun:   a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
    Example: "Virtue is its own reward"
  • verb:   act or give recompensation in recognition of someone's behavior or actions
  • verb:   strengthen and support with rewards
  • verb:   bestow honor or rewards upon
    Example: "The scout was rewarded for courageus action"

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