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net2

net2

pronunciation:
net
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: relating to what money is left after subtracting taxes and other costs.
The company's net income was small last year because its expenses were high.
similar words:
earnings
definition 2: what remains after a certain amount is subtracted.
To find the net weight of a can of soup, you must subtract the weight of the can from the weight of the soup and the can combined.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: nets, netted, netting
definition: to result in or get as net profit.
That horror movie netted millions of dollars.
similar words:
earn, gain, make, pocket, realize
Word Builder: net +
  • net pay:
    the amount of pay you take home; the amount you earn after deductions.
  • net weight:
    the weight of a product minus the weight of the package it is in.
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