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bounty

noun award, benefaction, benevolence, bonus, boon, cadeau, conferment, emolument, favor, gift, grant, gratification, gratuity, guerdon, hand sel, largess, largitas, perquisite, pourboire, prize, reward, reward for service, tip, token, tribute
Associated concepts: bounty lands
See also: bonus, consideration, contribution, donation, endowment, favor, gift, grant, largess, philanthropy, premium, prize, recompense, reward, subsidy

BOUNTY. A sum of money or other thing, given, generally by' the government, to certain persons, for some service they have done or are about to do to the public. As bounty upon the culture of silk; the bounty given to an enlisted soldier; and the like. It differs from a reward, which is generally applied to particular cases; and from a payment, as there is no contract on the part of the receiver of the bounty.

References in classic literature ?
Heav'nly stranger, please to taste These bounties which our Nourisher, from whom All perfet good unmeasur'd out, descends, To us for food and for delight hath caus'd The Earth to yeild; unsavourie food perhaps To spiritual Natures; only this I know, That one Celestial Father gives to all.
Attracted by the high pay and considerable bounties offered by the Gun Club, he had enlisted a choice legion of stokers, iron-founders, lime-burners, miners, brickmakers, and artisans of every trade, without distinction of color.
Past celebrity guest bounties include Nicky Hilton and Kevin Connelly.
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For example, those wishing to buy a rare collectible or sell a car can post bounties seeking interested buyers or sellers.
For example, those wishing to buy rare objects such as a vintage grandfather clock or to sell their beachfront property can post bounties for finding them interested buyers or sellers.
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