HyperDic: earned

English > 1 sense of the word earned:
ADJECTIVEallearnedgained or acquired
earned > pronunciation
Soundser'nd
Rhymesburned ... unturned: 14 rhymes with ernd...
English > earned: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaninggained or acquired; especially through merit or as a result of effort or action.
Examples
  • "a well-earned reputation for honesty"
  • "earned income"
  • "an earned run in baseball"
Narrowerattainedachieved or reached
Oppositeunearnednot gained by merit or labor or service
Spanishganado

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