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earnings

earn·ings

earnings

 
 
pronunciation:
uhr nihngs
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: money received as pay; wages.
The earnings of the workers have not increased as much as prices have.
synonyms:
pay, remuneration, wages
similar words:
compensation, emolument, income, payment, recompense, salary, take-home pay
definition 2: the profits of a corporation or other business entity.
Shareholders are pleased that earnings are up this year.
synonyms:
gain, net, profits, return
similar words:
bottom line, gain, income, proceeds, receipts, revenue
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