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

    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

How to pronounce bonus?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Cynthia Sass:

    Magnesium has been shown to help alleviate depression, fatigue, and irritability, bonus : When you're feeling especially irritable during that time of the month, the mineral also helps to fight PMS symptoms, including cramps and water retention.

  2. Kevin Hart:

    It's a bonus for me because it's different than anything I've done at this point in my career, kids are your future and some kids are put in positions that others aren't and given things that they have no control over... if you have the opportunity to be a reason of hope or a reason of happiness for a child and that child's family, that's a big deal. That's a big deal, changing a kid's narrative.

  3. Ian Crawford:

    If you're just interested in platinum group elements, you would probably go and mine the asteroids, on the other hand, if going to the moon for scavenging polar volatiles, rare earth elements … then the impact sites of crashed asteroids could offer an added bonus.

  4. The Lockhorns:

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

  5. Paul Reiser today .:

    I think that’s part of what makes The Tonight Show so special and unique, nobody else has The Tonight Show. To be able to use actual footage of Johnny Carson every night as the show these characters are creating and making every night, it really gives it authenticity … And for me, it was just an extra bonus of joy to go through these clips and pick them out. It was an embarrassment of riches. Most of them I have n’t even seen. A lot of them I remembered, but have n’t watched in 40 years. Not only do you see these guests again, but you can watch Johnny’s skill. Johnny Carson every night was just so good. Johnny Carson every night really set the standard.

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