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Definitions and Synonyms of earnings | Another word for earnings | What is earnings?

Definition 1: something that remunerates - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where earnings or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wages were paid by check
  • he wasted his pay on drink
  • they saved a quarter of all their earnings

Synonyms for earnings in the sense of this definition

(earnings is a kind of ...) a payment made at regular times

(... is a kind of earnings ) extra pay for soldiers engaged in active combat

(... is a kind of earnings ) what is left of your pay after deductions for taxes and dues and insurance etc

(... is a kind of earnings ) money paid to strikers from union funds

(... is a kind of earnings ) wages paid to an employee who is on sick leave

(... is a kind of earnings ) wages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner

(... is a kind of earnings ) the lowest wage that an employer is allowed to pay; determined by contract or by law

(... is a kind of earnings ) extra pay awarded to an employee on the basis of merit (especially to school teachers)

(... is a kind of earnings ) a wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably

(... is a kind of earnings ) reduced wage paid to someone who is not working full time

(... is a kind of earnings ) food and lodging provided in addition to money

"they worked for $30 and found"

(... is a kind of earnings ) a doubled wage (for working overtime)

(... is part of earnings) a list of employees and their salaries

"the company had a long payroll"

Definition 2: the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses) - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for earnings in the sense of this definition

(earnings is a kind of ...) the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time

(... is a kind of earnings ) (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation

(... is a kind of earnings ) the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price

(... is a kind of earnings ) (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold

(... is a kind of earnings ) shameful profit

"he would sell his soul for filthy lucre"

(... is a kind of earnings ) quick or easy earnings

"they are traders out to make a fast buck"

(... is a kind of earnings ) a very large profit

(... is a kind of earnings ) profit that occurs unexpectedly as a consequence of some event not controlled by those who profit from it

(... is a kind of earnings ) the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock

(... is a kind of earnings ) that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly

(earnings is a part of ...) assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

"he wanted his share in cash"

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