What does bounty mean?

Definitions for bounty
ˈbaʊn tiboun·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bounty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bounty, premium(noun)

    payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military

  2. amplitude, bountifulness, bounty(noun)

    the property of copious abundance

  3. bounty, bounteousness(noun)

    generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely

  4. Bounty, H.M.S. Bounty(noun)

    a ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat

Wiktionary

  1. bounty(Noun)

    generosity

    Etymology: bounté, bonté (French: bonté), from bonitatem, accusative singular of bonitas, from bonus.

  2. bounty(Noun)

    something given liberally

    Etymology: bounté, bonté (French: bonté), from bonitatem, accusative singular of bonitas, from bonus.

  3. bounty(Noun)

    A reward for some specific act, especially one given by a government or authority

    Etymology: bounté, bonté (French: bonté), from bonitatem, accusative singular of bonitas, from bonus.

  4. bounty(Noun)

    formerly, money paid to volunteers for serving in the British navy in time of war

    Etymology: bounté, bonté (French: bonté), from bonitatem, accusative singular of bonitas, from bonus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bounty(noun)

    goodness, kindness; virtue; worth

  2. Bounty(noun)

    liberality in bestowing gifts or favors; gracious or liberal giving; generosity; munificence

  3. Bounty(noun)

    that which is given generously or liberally

  4. Bounty(noun)

    a premium offered or given to induce men to enlist into the public service; or to encourage any branch of industry, as husbandry or manufactures

Freebase

  1. Bounty

    When the Lucian Alliance puts a bounty on SG-1's heads, Cameron Mitchell finds himself a target while attending his high school reunion.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bounty

    bown′ti, n. liberality in bestowing gifts: the gift bestowed: money offered as an inducement to enter the army, or as a premium to encourage any branch of industry.—adjs. Boun′teous, Boun′tiful, liberal in giving: generous.—advs. Boun′teously, Boun′tifully.—ns. Boun′teousness, Boun′tifulness; Boun′tihood.—Lady Bountiful, a character in Farquhar's Beaux' Stratagem, now used for the great lady of any district. [O. Fr. bontet (bonté), goodness—L. bonitatembonus—good.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. bounty

    A sum of money given by government, authorized by act of parliament or royal proclamation, to men who voluntarily enter into the army or navy; and the widow of such volunteer seaman killed or drowned in the service was entitled to a bounty equal to a year's pay.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. bounty

    A premium offered or given to induce men to enlist into the public service.

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How to say bounty in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bounty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bounty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bounty in a Sentence

  1. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(c)(p)-THERE ARE BASICALLY THREE TYPES OF MEN IN RELATIONSHIP CIRCLES. PROVIDERS, PROTECTORS, PARASITIC. THE PROVIDERS WORK AND PROVIDE FOR FAMILY. THE PROTECTORS WILL PROTECT FAMILY AT ALL COST. THE PARASITES WILL LET SOMEONE ELSE DO THE WORK AND PROVIDE WHILE THEY ALSO PARTAKE OF THE BOUNTY. LOVE IS SHOWN BY THOSE WHO PROVIDE AND PROTECT, BUT THE PARASITES CARES ABOUT ONLY WHAT THEY CAN GET FROM THE HOST. LOVING THE HOST IS ABSENT.

  2. Tammy Duckworth:

    What really struck me about the speech that the President gave at Mount Rushmore over the weekend was that he spent more time worried about honoring dead Confederates than he did talking about the lives of the 130,000 Americans who lost their lives to Covid-19 or by warning Russia off of the bounty they're putting on American's heads.

  3. Stew Peters:

    I think it’s a bit ridiculous to need a degree, you learn to be a cop by being a cop and you don’t learn to be a bounty hunter in a classroom, either. The bounty hunter added that there should be more initial field training as a requirement. Warrant service is easily the most dangerous part of law enforcement.

  4. Katie Moussouris:

    If it had been a legitimate bug bounty, it would have been ideal for everyone involved to shout it from the rooftops.

  5. Johnson:

    It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, to be healthy with physic, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art.

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Translations for bounty

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  • Heuer, Belohnung, Geschenk, Prämie, KopfgeldGerman
  • πριμοδότησηGreek
  • obsequio, recompensa, donación, regalo, presente, dádivaSpanish
  • palkkioFinnish
  • don, primeFrench
  • इनामHindi
  • ricompensa, taglia, regalo, dono, premioItalian
  • 賞金, 奨励金Japanese
  • gave, presang, belønning, dusørNorwegian
  • вознаграждение, премия, награда, подарок, дарRussian
  • present, belöning, gåvaSwedish
  • เงินรางวัลThai
  • hediye, armağanTurkish
  • 賞金Chinese

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