bounty bounty  /ˈbaʊn ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military
  2. (n) the property of copious abundance
  3. (n) generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely
  4. (n) a ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat

Usage(s):

  1. bounty hunters storm the wrong house in phoenix, killing two and spurring the cry for safeguards.
  2. At the time the bounty was instituted, the state's predator-control program was behind and aerial hunters were complaining about high gas prices.
  3. Sometimes he also placed the single snack next to the two others, to emphasize the bounty that patience offered.

News

  1. Colorado recognizes Salida's creative arts community

    Artists began setting up galleries and studios in Salida more than 20 years ago, drawn by the beauty of the area, the bounty of recreation, the historic buildings downtown and the affordability relative to Colorado's resort-anchored, high-country communities.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Weight loss program available

    MATTOON — An event titled Bounty of Good Health is planned for June 19 at the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Journal Gazette & Times-Courier

  3. Bounty hunters search for accused child molester

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Bounty hunters have come under fire in recent months because of grave mistake made by untrained hunters....
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4

Quotes

  1. "As I said yesterday, every day that this leak continues is an assault on the people of the Gulf Coast region, their livelihoods, and the natural bounty that belongs to all of us," Obama said in a statement.
    on May 29, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Politico

  2. "Got some blessed news...... a celebration of life and bounty...... a newborn conceived...... yes, my girlfriend Camila and I made a baby together," McConaughey wrote.
    on Nov 16, 2005 By: Matthew McConaughey Source: Ninemsn

  3. "The bounty was out on him and the bounty was out on 86 (Ward). We just didn't get him between the whistles," Suggs said.
    on Oct 24, 2008 By: Terrell Suggs Source: The Courier News

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