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reward

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of reward

  1. something offered or given in return for a service performed <there was a reward of $50 for the return of the missing cat> Synonyms bounty, price Related Words bonus, lagniappe, premium; bonanza, jackpot, treasure trove; award, decoration, distinction, honor, plume, prize, trophy; gratuity, tip; desert(s), wages




reward

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of reward

  1. to give something as a token of gratitude or admiration for a service or achievement <the firefighters were rewarded by the city for their heroic actions> Synonyms award Related Words cite, decorate, honor, remember; compensate, pay, recompense, requite; reimburse, repay; acclaim, applaud, commend, compliment, hail, praise, salute




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