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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