Synonyms for reward
- feather in cap
- fringe benefit
- just deserts
Antonyms for reward
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REWARD
I asked him what reward the Helots had for bravery or virtue.
On the fourth and fifth days, however, he had the reward for his caution.
And the great size of the reward was the very thing that kept him safe.
Because they won't figure that any man would toss up that reward.
It asserts that we have the right to choice of our own work and to the reward of our own toil.
This, by silent consent, was to be the reward of the trapper.
God will bless them, not because they have earned a reward, but because He is merciful and gracious.
Her life, claimed by the open air, had its reward—the saddle is no cradle for weaklings.
The confidence of the public in his honesty was as great a reward as the stakes.
Perhaps some day I may get a reward out of all proportion to this small service.
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.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR REWARD
- leg up
- shot in the arm