What does bounty mean?

Definitions for bounty
ˈbaʊn tiboun·ty

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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

  2. bounty(Noun)

    something given liberally

  3. bounty(Noun)

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

  4. bounty(Noun)

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

  5. Origin: 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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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. Katie Moussouris:

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

  2. Psalm 27 13-14 Bible:

    I believe that I shall see the bounty of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord with courage be stouthearted, and wait for the Lord.

  3. 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.

  4. Jimmy Carter:

    Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.

  5. Stew Peters:

    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.

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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
  • ricompensa, taglia, regalo, dono, premioItalian
  • 賞金, 奨励金Japanese
  • gave, presang, belønning, dusørNorwegian
  • вознаграждение, премия, награда, подарок, дарRussian
  • present, belöning, gåvaSwedish
  • hediye, armağanTurkish

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