What does bonus mean?

Definitions for bonus
ˈboʊ nəsbonus

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bonus.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bonus, fillip(noun)

    anything that tends to arouse

    "his approval was an added fillip"

  2. bonus, incentive(noun)

    an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output

Wiktionary

  1. bonus(Noun)

    Something extra that is good

  2. bonus(Noun)

    An extra sum given as a premium, e.g. to an employee

    The employee of the week receives a bonus for his excellent work.

  3. bonus(Noun)

    When enough fouls have been accumulated that a team is awarded one or more free throws on any sort of foul

  4. bonus(Verb)

    To pay a bonus, premium

  5. Origin: From bonus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bonus(noun)

    a premium given for a loan, or for a charter or other privilege granted to a company; as the bank paid a bonus for its charter

  2. Bonus(noun)

    an extra dividend to the shareholders of a joint stock company, out of accumulated profits

  3. Bonus(noun)

    money paid in addition to a stated compensation

Freebase

  1. Bónus

    Bónus an Icelandic no-frills supermarket chain owned by Hagar. Bónus operates 28 stores in Iceland and four in the Faroe Islands. It follows the no-frills format of limited hours, simple shelves and having a giant fridge instead of chiller cabinets.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bonus

    bōn′us, n. a premium beyond the usual interest for a loan: an extra dividend to shareholders: an extra gratuity paid to workmen: a douceur or bribe. [L. bonus, good.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bonus' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3285

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bonus' in Nouns Frequency: #2029

How to pronounce bonus ?

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How to say bonus in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bonus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bonus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of bonus in a Sentence

  1. The Lockhorns:

    My goal in life is to survive. Everything else is just a bonus.

  2. Doug Hass:

    It's not that you're getting a bonus, you did work the extra time.

  3. Irwin Horwitz:

    I'm not looking to fail students, i don't get a bonus for failing students.

  4. Mike Holmes:

    Everything behind the walls is the most important, everything else is a bonus.

  5. Roger Matthews:

    It may be that the UK government will take the opportunity to ditch the bonus cap.

Images & Illustrations of bonus

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