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net2

net2

 
pronunciation:
net
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: available after expenses and deductions have been subtracted.
net income
similar words:
earnings
definition 2: of weight, remaining after adjustments.
definition 3: final; conclusive.
the net result of her efforts
synonyms:
closing, final, last
similar words:
conclusive
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part of speech: noun
definition: the income or profits available after deductions.
synonyms:
profit, return
similar words:
balance, bottom line, difference, income, proceeds, receipts, remainder, revenue, take, take-home pay
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nets, netted, netting
definition: to result in or gain as net profit.
synonyms:
clear
similar words:
earn, gain, make, pocket, realize
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  • 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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