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

    Etymology: From bonus.

  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.

    Etymology: From bonus.

  3. bonusnoun

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

    Etymology: From bonus.

  4. bonusverb

    To pay a bonus, premium

    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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  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. David Elliott:

    The Winton area has produced the majority of Australias large dinosaur fossils so presenting a significant pterosaur skeleton alongside the giants with which it co-existed is a huge bonus for science, education and regional tourism.

  2. Boeing Co:

    Upon his departure, Dennis received the benefits to which he was contractually entitled and he did not receive any severance pay or a 2019 annual bonus.

  3. Sam Smethers:

    The motherhood penalty and daddy bonus are still a strong feature of our workplaces, this drives inequality and forces women and men into traditional male breadwinner, female carer roles.

  4. Mark Sampson:

    Whatever we're going to face in the latter stages, we know we have got something to throw back, we have got the bonus of a lot of people getting game time and a lot of people who are fighting fit.

  5. 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.

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