index behalf, benefit (conferment), benevolence (act of kindness), bonus, bounty, contribution (donation), endowment, favor (act of kindness), grant, help, largess (gift)

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  • Boon — is an archaic English word meaning a prayer or a request, most commonly preserved in the phrase to grant a boon . Boon is also a common Chinese name derived from the Chinese Character Wen , meaning honest and kind. It is a name most commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • Boon — ist ein Neuling, meist bei Online Spielen, der als lernunwillig erscheint (invertierte Variante von Noob) der Name einer österreichischen Metal Band, siehe BOON Boon (Fernsehserie), britische Fernsehserie Boon (Michigan), Ort in den Vereinigten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Boon — Boon, a. [F. bon. See {Boon}, n.] 1. Good; prosperous; as, boon voyage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Kind; bountiful; benign. [1913 Webster] Which . . . Nature boon Poured forth profuse on hill, and dale, and plain. Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Gay;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boon — (b[=oo]n), n. [OE. bone, boin, a petition, fr. Icel. b[=o]n; akin to Sw. & Dan. b[aum]n, AS. b[=e]n, and perh. to E. ban; but influenced by F. bon good, fr. L. bonus. [root]86. See 2d {Ban}, {Bounty}.] 1. A prayer or petition. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boon — Boon, n. [Scot. boon, bune, been, Gael. & Ir. bunach coarse tow, fr. bun root, stubble.] The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • BOON — logo Allgemeine Info …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • boon — [ bun ] noun singular something useful that brings great benefits or makes your life easier: boon for/to: Falling PC prices are a boon for consumers, but bad news for manufacturers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Boon — Boon,   Louis Paul Albert, flämischer Schriftsteller, * Aalst 15. 3. 1912, ✝ Erembodegem (bei Aalst) 10. 5. 1979; war Arbeiter und Redakteur. Themen seiner Romane und Erzählungen sind: das Arbeiterleben, allgemeiner das Individuum auf der Suche… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • boon — [bu:n] n [C usually singular] [Date: 1100 1200; : Old Norse; Origin: prayer, request ] something that is very useful and makes your life a lot easier or better ▪ The bus service is a real boon to people in the village …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boon — boon1 [bo͞on] n. [ME bone < ON bon, a petition, prayer < IE base * bha , to speak (see FAME); meaning prob. infl. by BOON2] 1. Archaic a request or the favor requested 2. welcome benefit; blessing boon2 [bo͞on] adj. [ …   English World dictionary

  • Böon — (a. Geogr.) Stadt in Doris, beim jetzigen Mariolates …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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