I know the name of the old friend who betrayed him for the reward money.
How tragic that one of her last acts as principal will reward someone who epitomizes that cowardice.
Health reformers in both parties favor adjusting payments to reward results, improve care coordination, and discourage waste.
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.
c.1300 "to grant, bestow;" early 14c. "to give as compensation," from Old North French rewarder "to regard, reward," variant of Old French regarder "take notice of, regard, watch over," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + garder "look, heed, watch" (see guard (v.)). Originally any form of requital. A doublet of regard. Related: Rewarded; rewarding.
reward re·ward (rĭ-wôrd')
The return for the performance of a behavior that is desired; a positive reinforcement.