reward noun

1 for effort, etc.

ADJ. considerable, great, high, huge, rich Top athletes enjoy rich rewards. | fitting, just, suitable, well-deserved | poor, scant It was a poor reward for years of devoted service. | tangible Victory brought glory as well as more tangible rewards. | economic, financial, material, monetary

VERB + REWARD earn, enjoy, gain, get, obtain, reap, receive We are just starting to reap the rewards of careful long-term planning. | bring, have, provide Hard work usually brings its own rewards. | deserve You deserve a reward for all your efforts.

PREP. as a ~ Give yourself some time off as a reward. | ~ for a reward for hard work rewards for employees who do their jobs well

PHRASES reward enough The look on her face when I told her was reward enough.

2 for helping the police

ADJ. big, huge, large, substantial | $20,000, £10,000, etc. | cash

VERB + REWARD offer, put up | give sb, pay sb | claim | get, receive


PREP. ~ for There is a reward for information leading to an arrest.