verb (used with object)
- revved up,
- reward claim,
Origin of reward
Examples from the Web for reward
For instance, Best Buy has over 40 million members in its customer loyalty program, Reward Zone.
Their reward: what is possibly the most infuriating series finale of the new millennium.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still images of each will be released today and a reward will be posted for information leading to their arrest.
The $50,000 reward means a weapon was brandished to either the customers or the employees.
When it comes to setting up a reward, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service considers “$50,000 commonplace.”
Then he paid some buksheesh (reward) to the night watchman and came home.Indian Ghost Stories|S. Mukerji
And cannot I, as I have often said, reward her when I will by marriage?Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
The Minor Poems, not hitherto collected, will reward critical perusal.
The few who braved the rain and stood their ground watching the soldiers, had their reward later on.Lady Bountiful|George A. Birmingham
They reaped in love and praise the reward that their impoverished constituency could not pay them in money.A History of American Literature|Percy H. Boynton
Word Origin for reward
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.