from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fitting recompense.
- n. Archaic A merited gift or wage.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A payment or recompense made for services rendered or in recognition of some achievement; reward, deserts; award.
- n. A gift; bribe.
- n. Merit or desert; worth.
- v. To reward; bribe.
- v. To deserve; merit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which is bestowed or rendered in consideration of merit; reward; recompense.
- n. Merit or desert; worth.
- n. A gift; also, a bride.
- transitive v. To reward; to repay.
- transitive v. To deserve; to merit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To reward; bribe.
- To deserve or merit.
- n. That which is bestowed or rendered in consideration of desert, good or bad (but usually the former); reward; recompense; award.
- n. A gift; also, a bribe.
- n. Merit or desert.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fitting reward
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I have land, money, power, recognition from the world, a consciousness that I do my meed of good in serving others, a mate whom I love, children that are of my own fond flesh.
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