gratuity definition

  • noun:
    • A favor or present, often by means of money, given in substitution for service.
    • an incentive, service, or repayment offered freely, without responsibility.
    • an extra charge put for solutions rendered; see in addition: service fee.
    • One thing provided easily or without recompense; a totally free gift; a present-day.
    • One thing voluntarily offered in return for a favor or solution, as a recompense or acknowledgment.
    • That which is given without claim or need; a free of charge present; a donation.
    • Synonyms Gift, Donation, etc. See present.
    • within the Uk service, money paid to troops on reĆ«nlistment and also to good-conduct soldiers on discharge.
    • an award (for meritorious solution) given without claim or obligation
    • a relatively little bit of money provided for services rendered (as by a waiter)

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