bounty vs premium what difference

what is difference between bounty and premium

English

Etymology

From Middle English bounte (goodness, virtue; beauty; strength; chivalry, valour; excellence; kindness, mercy; good deed; generosity) [and other forms], borrowed from Anglo-Norman bounté and Old French bonté, bontet, bunté (modern French bonté (goodness, kindness)), from Latin bonitātem, accusative singular of bonitās (goodness; excellence; benevolence, kindness; friendly conduct; virtue), from bonus (good; honest; brave; noble; kind, pleasant) (ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dew- (to show favour, revere)) + -itās (variant of -tās (suffix forming nouns indicating a state of being)).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbaʊnti/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbaʊn(t)i/
  • Rhymes: -aʊnti
  • Hyphenation: boun‧ty

Noun

bounty (countable and uncountable, plural bounties)

  1. (uncountable) Generosity; also (countable) an act of generosity.
    Synonyms: liberality, munificence, bounteousness, (all uncountable; the last obsolete) bountihood
    Antonyms: frugality, parsimony, sparingness, (all uncountable) stinginess
  2. (countable) Something given liberally; a gift.
    Synonyms: boon, gratuity
  3. (countable) A reward for some specific act, especially one given by an authority or a government.
    1. (specifically) A monetary reward for capturing (or, in the past, killing) a person accused or convicted of a crime and who is at large; also, a similar reward for capturing or killing an animal which is dangerous or causing a nuisance.
    2. (military, historical) Money paid to a person when becoming a member of the armed forces, or as a reward for some service therein.
  4. (countable, figuratively) An abundance or wealth.

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

References

Further reading

  • bounty (reward) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • bounty (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


English

Alternative forms

  • præmium (archaic)

Etymology

From Latin praemium (prize).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpɹimiəm/

Adjective

premium (not comparable)

  1. Superior in quality; higher in price or value.
  2. (automotive) High-end; belonging to the market segment between mid-market and luxury.
    Coordinate terms: economy, luxury

Translations

Noun

premium (plural premiums or premia)

  1. A prize or award.
  2. Something offered at a reduced price as an inducement to buy something else.
  3. A bonus paid in addition to normal payments.
  4. (insurance) The amount to be paid for an insurance policy.
  5. An unusually high value.
  6. (finance) The amount by which a security’s value exceeds its face value.
Translations

Usage notes

  • Premia is much less common than premiums, accounting for less than 1% of total usage in US (COCA) and in UK (BNC).

Antonyms

  • (finance): discount

Derived terms

Further reading

  • Premium on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Premium in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)

French

Noun

premium m (plural premiums)

  1. premium

Indonesian

Etymology

Learned borrowing from Latin praemium (prize). Doublet of premi.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [preˈmiʊm]
  • Hyphenation: pré‧mi‧um

Noun

premium or prémium

  1. premium:
    Synonym: premi
    1. A prize, a reward.
      Synonym: hadiah
    2. A premium, money paid for e.g. an insurance.
  2. Something superior in quality; higher in price or value.
    1. (colloquial) Pertamina’s petrol or gasoline product with octane rating of 88.
    2. (in extension) petrol, gasoline

Further reading

  • “premium” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Spanish

Adjective

premium (invariable)

  1. premium

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