rewardnoun [ C ]uk /rɪˈwɔːd/ us /rɪˈwɔːrd/
There's a reward for whoever finishes first.
- Most police informers receive a reward for their information.
- We should share (in) the reward.
- In this business, the risks and the rewards are high.
- He received a reward for his part in the rescue.
- The rewards of teaching compensated for the poor salary.
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rewardverb [ T ]uk /rɪˈwɔːd/ us /rɪˈwɔːrd/
B2 to give someone a reward:
- He said if his results were good, he would reward him handsomely.
- The cake takes two hours to cook, but your patience will be richly rewarded.
- After a hard climb, we were rewarded by a picture-postcard vista of rolling hills under a deep blue summer sky.
- The school rewards pupils for good behaviour.
- The scheme is intended to reward customers for their loyalty.