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1. bounty

noun. ['ˈbaʊnti'] payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military.

Synonyms

  • premium

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • penalty

Etymology

  • bounté (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Bounty

  • county

Example sentences of the word bounty


1. Noun, singular or mass
They can also send bounty hunters to seek defendants who may have fled the jurisdiction.

Quotes containing the word bounty


1. My bounty is as boundless as the sea,My love as deep; the more I give to thee,The more I have, for both are infinite.
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

2. We've all received our share of good fortune, so that's my definition of much. A single blessing is all the bounty in the world, and if you've been blessed at all you're meant to pass some of that on. You're meant to set a positive example. That's our responsibility"(20) - Denzel Washington, "So that We Might Follow
- Denzel Washington, A Hand to Guide Me

2. bounty

noun. ['ˈbaʊnti'] generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely.

Synonyms

  • bounteousness
  • generosity

Antonyms

  • illiberality
  • unkindness
  • selfishness

Etymology

  • bounté (Anglo-Norman)

3. bounty

noun. ['ˈbaʊnti'] the property of copious abundance.

Synonyms

  • teemingness
  • abundance
  • amplitude
  • copiousness

Antonyms

  • stingy
  • generous
  • dishonor
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • bounté (Anglo-Norman)

4. 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.

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