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bounty

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bounty

  1. 1 something offered or given in return for a service performed <a bounty was offered for information leading to the capture of the criminal> Synonyms reward, priceRelated Words bonus, lagniappe, premium; bonanza, jackpot, treasure trove; award, decoration, distinction, honor, plume, prize, trophy; gratuity, tip; desert(s), wages

  2. 2 the quality or state of being generous <her bounty at Halloween was known throughout the neighborhood> Synonyms bigheartedness, bountifulness, liberality, generosity, generousness, largesse (also largess), munificence, openhandedness, openheartedness, philanthropy, unselfishnessRelated Words beneficence, charity, kindliness, selflessness; kindness; gift, gratuity, lagniappe; tribute; extravagance, improvidence, lavishness, prodigality, wastefulness; spendthrift; dissipating, squanderingNear Antonyms conserving, economizing, economy, frugality, husbandry, providence, scrimping, skimping, thrift; conservation, saving; husbanding, managing; scraping; cutting backAntonyms cheapness, closeness, meanness, miserliness, parsimony, penuriousness, pinching, selfishness, stinginess, tightness, ungenerosity

  3. 3 the total amount collected or obtained especially at one time <the record-breaking bounty from this year's corn harvest> Synonyms haul, catch, take, yieldRelated Words bag; earnings, gain, gross, income, net, payoff, proceeds, profit, receipts, return, revenue, winnings; booty, loot, plunder, spoils, swag; appropriation, collectionNear Antonyms deduction, loss, subtraction





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