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  • 1 Bounty — Bligh und die loyal gebliebenen Seeleute verlassen die Bounty p1 …

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  • 2 Bounty — may refer to: * Bounty (reward), an amount of money or other reward offered by an organization for the capture of a person or thingIn transportation:* HMAV Bounty , an 18th century British Royal Navy ship, and its replicasIn geography:* Bounty,… …

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  • 3 Bounty — Boun ty, n.; pl. {Bounties}. [OE. bounte goodness, kindness, F. bont[ e], fr. L. bonitas, fr. bonus good, for older duonus; cf. Skr. duvas honor, respect.] [1913 Webster] 1. Goodness, kindness; virtue; worth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Nature set in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 bounty — boun·ty / bau̇n tē/ n pl boun·ties 1: generosity in bestowing gifts esp. by will 2: a reward, premium, or subsidy esp. offered by a government Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Bounty —   [ baʊntɪ], Name des von Kapitän W. Bligh kommandierten britischen Schiffes, dessen Besatzung 1789 auf einer Fahrt in die Südsee meuterte. Die Geschichte dieser Meuterei diente u. a. Charles Bernard Nordhoff (* 1887, ✝ 1947) und James Norman… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 Bounty — Bounty, The also HMS Bounty a British naval ship on which there was a famous ↑mutiny (=when the ordinary sailors take control of a ship by force) in the Pacific Ocean in 1789. The sailors, led by an officer called Fletcher Christian, took power… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 bounty — ► NOUN (pl. bounties) 1) a reward paid for killing or capturing someone. 2) historical a sum paid by the state to encourage trade. 3) chiefly historical a sum paid by the state to army or navy recruits on enlistment. 4) literary something given… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Bounty [1] — Bounty (B. money, engl., spr. Baunti monni), Ausfuhrprämien, s.d …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Bounty [2] — Bounty, Gruppe von 13 Eilanden im Australocean, östlich von Neu Seeland, ziemlich hoch, felsig u. wasserarm, dagegen sehr reich an Pelzrobben …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Bounty — (engl., spr. bauntĭ), Ausfuhrprämie …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 bounty — mid 13c., generosity, from O.Fr. bonte goodness (12c., Mod.Fr. bonté), from L. bonitatem (nom. bonitas) goodness, from bonus good (see BENE (Cf. bene )). Sense of gift bestowed by a sovereign or the state led to extended senses of gratuity to a… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 bounty — award, reward, meed, guerdon, prize, *premium, bonus Analogous words: gratuity, largess, *gift, boon: grant, subvention, subsidy (see APPROPRIATION) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 bounty — [n] bonus; compensation donation, gift, grant, gratuity, largess, pay, premium, present, prize, recompense, reward; concepts 337,344 …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 bounty — [boun′tē] n. pl. bounties [ME bounte < OFr bonte < L bonitas, goodness < bonus, good: see BONUS] 1. generosity in giving 2. something given freely; generous gift 3. a reward, premium, or allowance, esp. one given by a government for… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 Bounty — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Bounty », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Bounty est le mot anglais qui dérive du… …

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  • 16 bounty — n. 1) to offer; pay a bounty 2) a cash bounty 3) a bounty for * * * [ baʊntɪ] pay a bounty a cash bounty a bounty for to offer …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 Bounty — A generous amount of something. A reward for capturing or even killing an undesirable person. A sum paid by a government to reward certain activities or behavior, such as reaching a predefined economic goal or performing a public service. An… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 18 bounty — [[t]ba͟ʊnti[/t]] bounties 1) N VAR: with supp You can refer to something that is provided in large amounts as bounty. [LITERARY] ...autumn s bounty of fruits, seeds and berries. 2) N COUNT A bounty is money that is offered as a reward for doing… …

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  • 19 bounty — /ˈbaʊnti / (say bowntee) noun (plural bounties) 1. generosity in giving: *he was the kindest and most generous of men; he kept by his bounty scores of indigent relations. –ethel anderson, 1956. 2. whatever is given bounteously; a benevolent,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 bounty — boun|ty [ˈbaunti] n plural bounties [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: bonté goodness , from Latin bonitas, from bonus; BONUS] 1.) an amount of money that is given to someone by the government as a reward for doing something, especially… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English