HyperDic: earn

English > 2 senses of the word earn:
VERBpossessionearn, gain, take in, clear, make, realize, realise, pull in, bring inearn on some commercial or business transaction
possessionearn, garner, winacquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
earn > pronunciation
Soundser'n
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > earn: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningearn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey earn the money
Example "She earns a lot in her new job"
Synonymsgain, take in, clear, make, realize, realise, pull in, bring in
Narrowereke out, squeeze outmake by laborious and precarious means
grossearn before taxes, expenses, etc.
profit, turn a profitmake a profit
rake in, shovel inearn large sums of money
rake offTake money from an illegal transaction
take home, bring homeearn as a salary or wage
yield, pay, bearbring in
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Similar tomakeact in a certain way so as to acquire
net, sack, sack up, clearmake as a net profit
Spanishadquirir, advertir, clarificar, cobrar, ganar, hacer
Catalanadvertir, clarificar, guanyar
Nounsearnersomeone who earn wages in return for their labor
English > earn: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningacquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsgarner, win
Narrowerletterwin an athletic letter
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Spanishganar, granjear, merecer
Catalancobrar, guanyar
Nounsearningssomething that remunerates

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