Coupon vs Bonus - What's the difference?

coupon | bonus |


As nouns the difference between coupon and bonus

is that coupon is while bonus is .

coupon

English

(wikipedia coupon)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) A certificate of interest due, printed at the bottom of transferable bonds (state, railroad, etc.), given for a term of years, designed to be cut off and presented for payment when the interest is due; an interest warrant.
  • (finance) Any interest payment made or due on a bond, debenture or similar (no longer by a physical coupon).
  • A section of a ticket, showing the holder to be entitled to some specified accommodation or service, as to a passage over a designated line of travel, a particular seat in a theater, a discount, etc.
  • (Scotland) The face.
  • Synonyms

    * (section of a ticket giving the holder some entitlement ): voucher

    Derived terms

    * couponer * couponing * zero coupon bond

    Anagrams

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    bonus

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • Something extra that is good.
  • An extra sum given as a premium, e.g. to an employee.
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  • (uncountable, basketball) One or more free throws awarded to a team when the opposing team has accumulated enough fouls.
  • Derived terms

    * signing bonus

    Verb

  • To pay a bonus, premium
  • Anagrams

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