|Language:||Old North French|
|Origin:||rewarder 'to regard, reward', from warder 'to watch, guard'|
to give something to someone because they have done something good or helpful or have worked for it [↪ award]
reward somebody with something
The club's directors rewarded him with a free season ticket.
reward somebody for (doing) something
She wanted to reward the cleaners for their efforts.
He gave the children some chocolate to reward them for behaving well.