earnings


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earn·ings

 (ûr′nĭngz)
pl.n.
1. Salary or wages.
2.
a. Business profits.
b. Gains from investments.

earnings

(ˈɜːnɪŋz)
pl n
1. money or other payment earned
2. (Commerce) the profits of an enterprise

earn•ings

(ˈɜr nɪŋz)

n.pl.
money earned; wages; profits.
[before 1050]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earnings - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)earnings - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
earning per share - the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock
windfall profit - profit that occurs unexpectedly as a consequence of some event not controlled by those who profit from it
cleanup, killing - a very large profit
fast buck, quick buck - quick or easy earnings, "they are traders out to make a fast buck"
filthy lucre - shameful profit; "he would sell his soul for filthy lucre"
gross profit, gross profit margin, margin - (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
share, percentage, portion, part - assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"
markup - the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price
accumulation - (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
dividend - that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly
2.earnings - something that remuneratesearnings - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
combat pay - extra pay for soldiers engaged in active combat
double time - a doubled wage (for working overtime)
found - food and lodging provided in addition to money; "they worked for $30 and found"
half-pay - reduced wage paid to someone who is not working full time
living wage - a wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably
merit pay - extra pay awarded to an employee on the basis of merit (especially to school teachers)
minimum wage - the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay; determined by contract or by law
pay envelope, pay packet - wages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner
sick pay - wages paid to an employee who is on sick leave
strike pay - money paid to strikers from union funds
take-home pay - what is left of your pay after deductions for taxes and dues and insurance etc
regular payment - a payment made at regular times
payroll, paysheet - a list of employees and their salaries; "the company had a long payroll"

earnings

plural noun income, pay, wages, revenue, reward, proceeds, salary, receipts, return, remuneration, takings, stipend, take-home pay, emolument, gross pay, net pay He was satisfied with his earnings as an accountant.

earnings

noun
1. Payment for work done:
2. Something earned, won, or otherwise acquired:
Translations
مَكاسِبمَكسَب، مكاسِب
výdělek
indkomstløn
ansiot
zarada
tekjur
所得
소득
zaslužek
intäkter
รายได้
thu nhập

earnings

[ˈɜːrnɪŋz]
npl
[person] → salaire m
[company] → profits mpl, bénéfices mpl
modif [estimates, forecasts, growth] → de bénéfices, de profitsearnings-related [ˌɜːrnɪŋzˈrɪleɪtɪd] adj (British) [pension] → proportionnel(le) au salaireear, nose and throat department nservice m d'oto-rhino-laryngologieear, nose and throat specialist noto-rhino-laryngologiste mf

earnings

pl (of person)Verdienst m; (of a business)Ertrag m

earnings

[ˈɜːnɪŋz] npl (of individual) → guadagni mpl; (salary) → stipendio sg; (of company) → proventi mpl

earn

(əːn) verb
1. to gain (money, wages, one's living) by working. He earns $200 a week; He earns his living by cleaning shoes; You can afford a car now that you're earning.
2. to deserve. I've earned a rest.
ˈearnings noun plural
money etc earned. His earnings are not sufficient to support his family.

earnings

مَكاسِب výdělek indkomst Verdienst αποδοχές ingresos ansiot rémunération zarada guadagni 所得 소득 inkomsten inntekt zarobki ordenado, rendimento заработок intäkter รายได้ gelir thu nhập 收入
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His earnings in his native town, where he worked for a wholesale dealer, had been after a lower rate; he had been paid weekly, and of his weekly earnings a large proportion had gone to objects of piety and charity.
Well, among other things she told me that, whereas you are not a kinsman of mine, that she is my nearest relative; that you have no right whatever to enter into family relations with us; and that it is wrong and shameful for me to be living upon your earnings and charity.
After the first year,' say the trustees, 'an account current will be opened with each pupil; he will be charged with the actual cost of his board, which will not exceed two dollars per week;' a trifle more than eight shillings English; 'and he will be credited with the amount paid for him by the state, or by his friends; also with his earnings over and above the cost of the stock which he uses; so that all his earnings over one dollar per week will be his own.
I have saved up my three years' earnings and have it all safe in my pocket.
But it's hard to run away with your earnings, eh child.
Not alone was his capital depleted by the amount of her value, but her earnings were no longer to be reckoned on, and it was her earnings that largely paid the running expenses of the plantation.
The man who robs me of my earnings at the end of each week meets me as a class-leader on Sunday morning, to show me the way of life, and the path of salvation.
She made an important and mystifying secret of what she intended doing with her earnings, and Billy teased her about it until the matter passed from his mind.
There is," Passmore continued, "in the foreign district of London a man named Emil Sachs, who keeps a curious sort of a wine-shop, and supplements his earnings by disposing at a high figure of certain rare and deadly poisons.
They could not possibly manage it decently for less than two hundred dollars, and even though they were welcome to count in the whole of the earnings of Marija and Jonas, as a loan, they could not hope to raise this sum in less than four or five months.
And in 1882 there came such a telephone boom that the Bell System was multiplied by two, with more than a million dollars of gross earnings.
Also, his earnings were added to by the royalties from the small sales of his own economic and philosophic works.

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