Meaning of bounty

boun•ty

Pronunciation: (boun'tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. a premium or reward, esp. one offered by a government: There was a bounty on his head. Some states offer a bounty for dead coyotes.
  2. a generous gift.
  3. generosity in giving.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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