- Something of value given in return for an act.
- For catching the thief, you'll get a nice reward.
- The result of an action, whether good or bad.
- Is this the reward I get for telling the truth: to be put in jail?
Etymology: From Old North French reward, from reguard (regard).
- Dutch: beloning(nl)f
- French: récompense
- German: Belohnung(de)f
- Italian: ricompensa(it)f
- Spanish: recompensa(es)f
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