HyperDic: earnings

English > 2 senses of the word earnings:
NOUNpossessionearnings, net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profitsthe excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
possessionearnings, wage, pay, remuneration, salarysomething that remunerates
earnings > pronunciation
Soundser'nihngz
Rhymesbelongings ... Writings: 35 rhymes with ihngz...
English > earnings: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses).
Synonymsnet income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits
Partsshare, portion, part, percentageassets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
Narroweraccumulation(finance) profits / profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
dividendThat part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders
earning per shareThe portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock
fast buck, quick buckQuick or easy earnings, "they are traders out to make a fast buck"
filthy lucreshameful profit
gross profit, gross profit margin, margin(finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
killing, cleanupA very large profit
markupThe amount added to the cost to determine the asking price
windfall profitprofit that occurs unexpectedly as a consequence of some event not controlled by those who profit / profit from it
BroaderincomeThe financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
Spanishbeneficio, beneficio neto, beneficios, ganancia, ganancias, lucro
Catalanbeneficis, guanys, lucre
English > earnings: 2 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningSomething that remunerates.
Example "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
Synonymswage, pay, remuneration, salary
Part ofpayroll, paysheetA list of employees and their salaries
Narrowercombat payExtra pay for soldiers engaged in active combat
double timeA doubled wage (for working overtime)
foundFood and lodging provided in addition to money
half-payReduced wage paid to someone who is not working full time
living wageA wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably
merit payExtra pay awarded to an employee on the basis of merit (especially to school teachers)
minimum wageThe lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay
pay envelope, pay packetwages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner
sick paywages paid to an employee who is on sick leave
strike paymoney paid to strikers from union funds
take-home payWhat is left of your pay after deductions for taxes and dues and insurance etc
Broaderregular paymentA payment made at regular times
Spanishasignación, estipendio, ganancias, jornal, nómina, paga, remuneración, retribución, salario, soldada, sueldo
Catalanestipendi, honorari, jornal, paga, remuneració, retribució, salari, sou
Verbsearnacquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

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