“If nobody is searching, there will be no arrest and no one to reward,” read an Invisible Children blog post.
I know the name of the old friend who betrayed him for the reward money.
What Weiner, in contrast to Clinton, has not done—as far as we know—is use his office to reward his paramours.
How tragic that one of her last acts as principal will reward someone who epitomizes that cowardice.
Might someone have given him a check between September and March to reward him for his overflowing geniality?
I offered 10 dollars reward for him, and hold the stakes yet.
And shall not Britain now reward his toils, Britain, that pays her patriots with her spoils?
But our astronomer was not without the reward of his work, even in his lifetime.
That he had gotten it as a reward for some deed of darkness he did not doubt.
Was it because he foresaw that the ten thousand dollar reward would be claimed?
mid-14c., "a regarding, heeding, observation," from Anglo-French and Old North French reward, back-formation from rewarder (see reward (v.)). Meaning "repayment for some service" is from late 14c. Sense of "sum of money in exchange for capture" is from 1590s.
c.1300 "to grant, bestow;" early 14c. "to give as compensation," from Old North French rewarder "to regard, reward," variant of Old French regarder "take notice of, regard, watch over," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + garder "look, heed, watch" (see guard (v.)). Originally any form of requital. A doublet of regard. Related: Rewarded; rewarding.
reward re·ward (rĭ-wôrd')
The return for the performance of a behavior that is desired; a positive reinforcement.