Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 973. Reward.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section IV. Moral Affections
5. Institutions
973. Reward.
NOUN:REWARD, recompense, remuneration, prize, meed, guerdon, reguerdon [obs.]; price; indemnity, indemnification; quittance, compensation, reparation, redress, retribution, reckoning, acknowledgment, requital, amends, sop; atonement; consideration, return, quid pro quo [L.]; salvage.
  perquisite, perks [slang]; vail (donation) [See Giving]; douceur [F.], tip; bribe, bait [See Giving]; hush-money, smart-money, blackmail; carcelage [obs.]; solatium.
  ALLOWANCE, salary, stipend, wages; pay, payment; emolument; tribute; batta [India], shot, scot; premium, fee, honorarium; hire; dasturi or dustoori [India]; mileage.
  crown &c. (decoration of honor) [See Title].
VERB:REWARD, recompense, repay, requite; remunerate, munerate [obs.]; compensate; fee, tip, bribe; pay one’s footing (pay) [See Payment]; make amends, indemnify, atone; satisfy, acknowledge.
  get for one’s pains, reap the fruits of.
ADJECTIVE:remunerative, remuneratory [rare], munerary [obs.], compensatory, retributive, reparatory [rare], reparative.
  1. Fideli certa merces; honor virtutis præmium.—Cicero
  2. Tibi seris tibi metis.
  3. Besides commends and courteous breath, Gifts of rich value.—Merchant of Venice
  4. ’Tis deeds must win the prize.—Taming of the Shrew
  5. A Muezzin from the Tower of Darkness cries, “Fools, your Reward is neither Here nor There.”—Omar Khayyám—Fitzgerald
  6. God shall repay: I am safer so.—Browning



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