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bounty

boun·ty

bounty

 
 
pronunciation:
baUn ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: bounties
definition 1: the quality of giving in abundance; generosity.
They were grateful for the bounty of their benefactor.
synonyms:
generosity, liberality, munificence
similar words:
beneficence, largess, magnanimity, philanthropy
definition 2: something given generously.
We marveled at nature's bounty.They thanked God for the bounty they receive each day.
synonyms:
gift, largess, liberality
similar words:
benefaction, contribution, donation, favor, philanthropy, present
definition 3: a reward or payment, esp. offered by a government for apprehending outlaws or for killing certain kinds of wild animals.
He captured the outlaw and returned to collect his bounty.
synonyms:
reward
similar words:
bonus, recompense, remuneration
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