Synonyms for rewarding

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ri-wawr-ding
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈwɔr dɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for rewarding Other synonyms for the word rewarding

Définition of rewarding

Origin :
  • 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.
  • adj beneficial, pleasing
Example sentences :
  • Then Nuflo would rejoice and feast, rewarding them with the skin, bones, and entrails.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • And then how amply rewarded, and rewarding, by the rapture-causing return!
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • The marchioness assented, rewarding Chiaccheri with a smile, but I could not do so.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • But, seems to me, mother, that that would be rewarding him for being a naughty boy.
  • Extract from : « Rollo's Experiments » by Jacob Abbott
  • You might think you were rewarding her by marrying her; but you'll find your mistake.
  • Extract from : « The Beth Book » by Sarah Grand
  • They are doing all this for us, and how are we rewarding them?
  • Extract from : « Beautiful Joe » by Marshall Saunders
  • We confess we have no notion of rewarding an opponent for his oversights.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 68, No. 417, July, 1850 » by Various
  • The profits in a pecuniary way may be inconsiderable, but the pleasures are rewarding.
  • Extract from : « Concord Days » by A. Bronson Alcott
  • The ways of rewarding the priests also differed with the two peoples.
  • Extract from : « Archology and the Bible » by George A. Barton
  • By making them do the hardest labour, and then rewarding them with cruelties.
  • Extract from : « Our Little Porto Rican Cousin » by Mary Hazelton Wade

Antonyms for rewarding

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