- a bonus granted to war veterans by the government.
- a bonus given military personnel on discharge or retirement.
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How to use gratuity in a sentence
The measures also address longstanding problems for the city’s estimated 65,000 food delivery workers have faced, including access to restaurant bathrooms, limiting the distance for deliveries, and disclosing gratuity policies to workers.Delivery workers in New York City will be paid a minimum wage|Michelle Cheng|September 23, 2021|Quartz
If a restaurant doesn’t add on gratuity, then I have to hope for a 10% or 15% tip on the bill, and that’s if they order an appetizer, entree, liquor and dessert.This Should Be a Boom Time for Restaurants. But Owners—and the Few Workers Remaining—Are Struggling|Emily Barone|June 29, 2021|Time
If the recipient rebuffs a gratuity, however, you may have found yourself in the rare circumstance where it is genuinely not expected — or even allowed.Miss Manners: Neighbor promised a replacement for vacuum playmate|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
This, of course, I gladly granted as well as a little parting gratuity.
Although the gratuity has been frequently calculated in anticipation, you fail in making the mutual reminiscences agreeable.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
After looking over the upper part, a small gratuity of two rupees to a sailor enabled us to proceed below to see the guns.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
"The request for a glass of water was evidently only an excuse for the bestowal of an extraordinarily large gratuity," said David.
They were authorized to give up Maine to the King, and even to tender him a private gratuity of two thousand guineas.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson