payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
amplitude, bountifulness, bounty(noun)
the property of copious abundance
generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely
Bounty, H.M.S. Bounty(noun)
a ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat
something given liberally
A reward for some specific act, especially one given by a government or authority
formerly, money paid to volunteers for serving in the British navy in time of war
Origin: bounté, bonté (French: bonté), from bonitatem, accusative singular of bonitas, from bonus.
goodness, kindness; virtue; worth
liberality in bestowing gifts or favors; gracious or liberal giving; generosity; munificence
that which is given generously or liberally
a premium offered or given to induce men to enlist into the public service; or to encourage any branch of industry, as husbandry or manufactures
When the Lucian Alliance puts a bounty on SG-1's heads, Cameron Mitchell finds himself a target while attending his high school reunion.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bown′ti, n. liberality in bestowing gifts: the gift bestowed: money offered as an inducement to enter the army, or as a premium to encourage any branch of industry.—adjs. Boun′teous, Boun′tiful, liberal in giving: generous.—advs. Boun′teously, Boun′tifully.—ns. Boun′teousness, Boun′tifulness; Boun′tihood.—Lady Bountiful, a character in Farquhar's Beaux' Stratagem, now used for the great lady of any district. [O. Fr. bontet (bonté), goodness—L. bonitatem—bonus—good.]
The numerical value of bounty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of bounty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I believe that I shall see the bounty of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord with courage be stouthearted, and wait for the Lord.
It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, to be healthy with physic, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art.
Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.
You learn to be a cop by being a cop and you do n’t learn to be a bounty hunter in a classroom, either. The bounty hunter added that there should be more initial field training as a requirement. Warrant service is easily the most dangerous part of law enforcement.
What has happened is that despite this incredible bounty, millions and millions and millions of Americans have been left behind, the game has been stacked in their direction. That is a primary reason... why I am going to be so delighted when Secretary Clinton takes the oath of office.
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- Heuer, Belohnung, Geschenk, Prämie, KopfgeldGerman
- obsequio, recompensa, donación, regalo, presente, dádivaSpanish
- don, primeFrench
- ricompensa, taglia, regalo, dono, premioItalian
- 賞金, 奨励金Japanese
- gave, presang, belønning, dusørNorwegian
- вознаграждение, премия, награда, подарок, дарRussian
- present, belöning, gåvaSwedish
- hediye, armağanTurkish
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