(n.) = reward ; bounty ; guerdon. Ex: The dependence on bosses for recognition, rewards, and advancement breeds an artificiality of relationship, a need to be polite and agreeable. Ex: People or companies who want to invalidate a patent or otherwise establish prior art in an area of technology) post a minimum bounty of 10,000 dollars on a piece of technology, normally a patent. Ex: Not far off, the barn, plethoric with the autumn's harvest spoils, holds the farmer's well-earned trophies -- the guerdon of his toils. ---- * cazador de recompensas = bounty hunter. * dar recompensa = mete out + reward. * merecerse una recompensa = deserve + a little something. * recibir recompensa = receive + reward. * recompensa justa = just reward. * recompensa monetaria = monetary reward. * sistema de recompensa = reward system. * tener recompensa = carry + reward. (v.) = recompense ; mete out + reward ; reward ; requite. Ex: Present downloading agreements rely on users to recompense suppliers for data received. Ex: The rhetorical strategy of much of the Hebrew Bible is to devise a God of justice who metes out reward & punishment in the world. Ex: They admitted that they did not evaluate their technicians and aides, and confirmed that increases were automatic and the same 'across-the-board'; superior performance was not rewarded, nor inferior performance punished. Ex: The sultan requited the king of China's present by sending him ten swords with scabbards encrusted in pearls.