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    net - Dictionary definition and meaning for word net

    Definition
    (noun) a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    Synonyms : cyberspace , internet
    Definition
    (noun) a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects Definition
    (noun) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses) Definition
    (noun) a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey) Definition
    (noun) game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton Definition
    (noun) an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    Synonyms : mesh , meshing , meshwork , network
    Definition
    (verb) make as a net profit
    Synonyms : clear , sack , sack up
    Example Sentence
    • The company cleared $1 million
    Definition
    (verb) yield as a net profit
    Synonyms : clear
    Example Sentence
    • This sale netted me $1 million
    Definition
    (verb) construct or form a web, as if by weaving
    Synonyms : web
    Definition
    (verb) catch with a net
    Synonyms : nett
    Example Sentence
    • net a fish
    Definition
    (adj) remaining after all deductions
    Synonyms : nett
    Example Sentence
    • net profit
    Definition
    (adj) conclusive in a process or progression
    Synonyms : final , last
    Example Sentence
    • the final answer
    • a last resort
    • the net result
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