anything that tends to arouse
"his approval was an added fillip"
an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output
Something extra that is good
An extra sum given as a premium, e.g. to an employee
The employee of the week receives a bonus for his excellent work.
When enough fouls have been accumulated that a team is awarded one or more free throws on any sort of foul
To pay a bonus, premium
Origin: From bonus.
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
an extra dividend to the shareholders of a joint stock company, out of accumulated profits
money paid in addition to a stated compensation
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
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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Rank popularity for the word 'bonus' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3285
Rank popularity for the word 'bonus' in Nouns Frequency: #2029
How to say bonus in sign language?
The numerical value of bonus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bonus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of bonus in a Sentence
My goal in life is to survive. Everything else is just a bonus.
It's not that you're getting a bonus, you did work the extra time.
I'm not looking to fail students, i don't get a bonus for failing students.
Everything behind the walls is the most important, everything else is a bonus.
It may be that the UK government will take the opportunity to ditch the bonus cap.
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Translations for bonus
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- бонус, премияBulgarian
- Dreingabe, Bonus, PrämieGerman
- gainordain, gainsariBasque
- lisäetu, plussa, kannustuspalkkio, ekstra, tulospalkkioFinnish
- 賞与, ボーナス, おまけ, 褒奨金Japanese
- bonussiKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- bonus, premie, extraatjeDutch
- надбавка, премия, бонусRussian
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