Synonyms for bounty
Antonyms for bounty
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOUNTY
By working shoulder to shoulder, together we can increase the bounty of all.
If I succeed in this I shall doubtless be able to seize more of His bounty.
He was the complete idler, living on his Uncle's bounty, and making no return for it.
For me, all bounty is too late; but my children—to-morrow they may have no mother.
For myself, your majesty's bounty has left me nothing to wish.
I must confesse I am infinitely obliged to your Honner's bounty.
He has none but what is received from royal and paternal munificence and bounty.
As a rule, the bounty of this admission was bestowed upon poor artists.
That was161 my benefactor's way of reminding me of my dependence on his bounty.
Then, there were at court many gentlemen who had some claim or other upon His Majesty's bounty.
mid-13c., "generosity," from Old French bonte "goodness" (12c., Modern French bonté), from Latin bonitatem (nominative bonitas) "goodness," from bonus "good" (see bene-). Sense of "gift bestowed by a sovereign or the state" led to extended senses of "gratuity to a military recruit" (1702) and "reward for killing or taking a criminal or enemy" (1764).
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