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earn

 (ûrn)
tr.v. earned, earn·ing, earns
1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work: earned money by mowing lawns.
2. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action: She earned a reputation as a hard worker.
3. To yield as return or profit: a savings account that earns interest on deposited funds.
Idiom:
earn (one's) spurs/stripes
To gain a position through hard work and the accumulation of experience, often in the face of difficulties.

[Middle English ernen, from Old English earnian.]

earn′er n.
Synonyms: earn, deserve, merit, rate1, win
These verbs mean to gain as a result of one's behavior or effort: earns a large salary; deserves our thanks; a suggestion that merits consideration; an event that rates a mention in the news; a candidate who won wide support.

earner

(ˈɜːnə)
n
1. (Commerce) a person who earns money
2. (Commerce) informal Brit and Austral an activity or thing that produces income, esp illicitly: a nice little earner.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earner - someone who earn wages in return for their laborearner - someone who earn wages in return for their labor
breadwinner - one whose earnings are the primary source of support for their dependents
double dipper - someone who draws two incomes from the government (usually by combining a salary and a pension)
garnishee - a wage earner who is served with a garnishment
jobholder - an employee who holds a regular job
Translations

earner

[ˈɜːnəʳ] Nasalariado/a m/f
there are three earners in the familyen la familia hay tres personas asalariadas or que ganan un sueldo
the shop is a nice little earner (Brit) → la tienda es rentable or una buena fuente de ingresos

earner

[ˈɜːrr] n
a wage earner → un(e) salarié(e) m/f
a high earner → un(e) salarié(e) aux revenus élevés
(= product) → source f de revenus
to be an important export earner → être une source de revenus importante à l'exportation
to be a nice little earner (British)bien rapporter

earner

n
(= person)Verdiener(in) m(f); big earnersGroßverdiener pl
(Brit inf) → Einnahmequelle f; that video shop is a nice little earnerder Videoladen wirft ganz schön was ab (inf)

earner

[ˈɜːnəʳ] n to be the sole earneressere l'unico in famiglia ad avere un reddito
families with a sole earner → famiglie fpl monoreddito inv
it is a nice little earner → è una buona fonte di guadagno
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On the other hand, prior to the current tax reform, worker 'B,' a minimum-wage earner, earns a yearly income of P120,720.
The top earner, although unidentified, was not from one of those "well-known global conglomerates" but the CEO of "an ordinary company with healthy business records," according to the Chosun Ilbo.
THERE was a Galway double at the M Donnelly All-Ireland Poc Fada, with Tadhg Haran and Susan Earner claiming senior honours in the Cooley Mountains on Saturday.
CBRE's Law in the Regions report compares total floor space, average floor area per fee earner, average rent and average rental cost per fee earner.
The similarity of gender composition of groups of top earners across industries suggests that the increase in female top earner membership is an across-the-board phenomenon.
Viewed in the context of identity, the one- and three-earner groups are noteworthy as in each there is at least one type of individual (an earner or non-earner) for who there is no other individual with whom she can identify.
If the lower wage earner retires at age 62 and the higher wage earner retires at age 70, the couple's cumulative earnings will reach $2.
Quinn (1996) included women in his analysis of the impact of retiree health insurance, but the paper did not estimate separate effects of retiree health insurance by sex or by family work status (dual-earner couple, couple with a single earner, or single worker).
Interestingly, involuntary part-time workers split evenly between the primary and secondary earner groups, suggesting that the two dichotomies--voluntary-involuntary and primary-secondary --are not interchangeable and should not be conflated with each other.
It was a common practice at Dokkyo Medical University for a degree earner to provide 10,000-100,000 yen to a professor in charge of reviewing his or her thesis, according to the university.
This volunteer training package covers basic wage earner and pension earner returns and enables volunteers to certify competency online at their own pace.
Chief executive Byron Davies, at between pounds 100,000 and pounds 110,000, was the highest earner with four other senior officers picking up between pounds 80,000 and pounds 90,000 and another eight pounds 70,000-pounds 80,000.