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bonus

noun additive, benefit, boni, boon, bounty, donation, extra, gift, gratuity, honorarium, incentive, perquisites, pourboire, premium, prime, reward, something over and above, surplus, surplusage, tip
Associated concepts: bonus stock
See also: benefit, bounty, commission, contribution, donation, fee, gift, gratuity, largess, perquisite, premium, present, prize, reward, sterling, surplus, tip

BONUS, contrads. A premium paid to a grantor or vendor; as, e. g. the bank paid a bonus to the state for its charter. A consideration given for what is received.

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