What does bonus mean?

Definitions for bonus
ˈboʊ nəsbonus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bonus, fillipnoun

    anything that tends to arouse

    "his approval was an added fillip"

  2. bonus, incentivenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. bonusnoun

    Something extra that is good

  2. bonusnoun

    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. bonusnoun

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

  4. bonusverb

    To pay a bonus, premium

  5. Etymology: From bonus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bonusnoun

    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. Bonusnoun

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

  3. Bonusnoun

    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.]

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  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

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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. Michael Hopkins:

    If I have an appetite, that's going to be a bonus.

  2. Michael Herbert:

    I mean, I have bonus time here in life, i was supposed to be dead, and I didn't die. I'm not going to waste any days I have left.

  3. Eric Talley:

    It's about having an appropriate tone at the top, there might be companies that did really well in 2019 and suddenly your company has hit a brick wall. So at the same time you're laying off a bunch of rank and file employees, you're awarding yourself (millions in bonus pay). It just doesn't look very good.

  4. Marco Arop:

    I'm on top of the world right now, i was just hoping to win a medal for Canada and to have a personal record and Pan American record is just a bonus.

  5. Lorne Bloch:

    The one bonus of not lifting the ban on gays in the military is that the next time the government mandates a draft, we can all declare we are homosexual instead of running off to Canada.

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