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reward

Roget category 973

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.4. Moral affections
›› 6.4.5. Moral institutions

#973. Reward

noun

reward, recompense, remuneration, meed, guerdon, reguerdonprice.
[payment for damage or debt] indemnity, indemnificationquittancecompensationreparation, redress, satisfactionreckoning, acknowledgment, requital, amends, sopatonement, retributionconsideration, return, quid pro quo.
salvage, perquisitevail etc. (donation) 784.
douceur [Fr.], bribehush money, smart moneyblackmail, extortioncarcelagesolatium.
allowance, salary, stipend, wages, compensationpay, paymentemolumenttributebatta, shot, scotbonus, premium, tipfee, honorariumhiredasturi, dustoorimileage.
crown etc. (decoration of honor) 877.

verb

reward, recompense, repay, requiteremunerate, muneratecompensatefeepay one's footing etc. (pay) 807make amends, indemnify, atonesatisfy, acknowledge.
get for one's pains, reap the fruits of.
tip.

adjective

remunerative, remuneratorymunerary, compensatory, retributive, reparatoryrewardingsatisfactory.

phrase

fideli certa merces [Lat.]honor virtutis praemium [Lat.] [Cicero]; tibi seris tibi metis [Lat.].



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