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1. bonus

noun. ['ˈboʊnəs'] anything that tends to arouse.

Synonyms

  • fillip

Antonyms

  • cash
  • credit

Etymology

  • bonus (Latin)
  • duonus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Bonus

  • keratoconus
  • petronas
  • kotsonis'
  • kotsonis
  • colonus
  • slowness
  • cronus
  • monus
  • jonas
  • conus

How do you pronounce bonus?

Pronounce bonus as ˈboʊnəs.

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Example sentences of the word bonus


1. Noun, singular or mass
A reenlistment bonus is given to military service members who are willing to reenlist for future tours of duty.

Quotes containing the word bonus


1. My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus."[The Science of Second-Guessing (New York Times Magazine Interview, December 12, 2004)]
- Stephen Hawking

2. If you really want to possess a woman, you must think like her, and the first thing to do is win over her soul. The rest, that sweet, soft wrapping that steals away your senses and your virtue, is a bonus.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

2. bonus

noun. ['ˈboʊnəs'] an additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output.

Synonyms

  • incentive
  • payment
  • incentive program
  • premium
  • dividend
  • sales incentive

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • commerce
  • commercialism
  • evasion

Etymology

  • bonus (Latin)
  • duonus (Latin)
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