HyperDic: wage

English > 2 senses of the word wage:
NOUNpossessionwage, pay, earnings, remuneration, salarysomething that remunerates
VERBsocialwage, engagecarry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
wage > pronunciation
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English > wage: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningSomething that remunerates.
Example"wages were paid by check"
Synonymspay, earnings, 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
English > wage: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcarry on (wars, battles, or campaigns).
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"
Narrowerput up, provide, offermount or put up
Broadercontend, fight, struggleBe engaged in a fight

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