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    earnings

    earnings - Dictionary definition and meaning for word earnings

    Definition
    (noun) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    Synonyms : lucre , net , net income , net profit , profit , profits
    Definition
    (noun) something that remunerates
    Synonyms : pay , remuneration , salary , wage
    Example Sentence
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
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