What does bonus mean?

Definitions for bonus
ˈboʊ nəsbonus

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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

    Etymology: From bonus.

  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.

    Etymology: From bonus.

  3. bonus(Noun)

    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. bonus(Verb)

    To pay a bonus, premium

    Etymology: 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

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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. 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.

  2. Ioannis Ieropoulos:

    One microbial fuel cell costs about 1 pound ($2) to make, and we think that a small unit like the demo we have mocked up for this experiment could cost as little as 600 pounds to set up, which is a significant bonus as this technology is, in theory, everlasting.

  3. Glass Lewis:

    We have strong concerns regarding pay outcomes relative to financial performance and investor outcomes in respect of the past fiscal year, in particular, we note that bonus payouts to the executive directors were at 100 percent of maximum opportunity despite the lacklustre overall performance during fiscal year 2015.

  4. Doug Hass:

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

  5. Chief Executive Officer Tidjane Thiam:

    I have asked the board of directors for a significant reduction in my bonus, within the management team, the cut is greatest in my case. I cannot demand sacrifices from others and not make any myself.

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