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

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

Samples where wage 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 wage in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"they worked for $30 and found"

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

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

"the company had a long payroll"

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

  • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

Synonyms for wage in the sense of this definition

(wage is a kind of ...) be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

"the tribesmen fought each other" "Siblings are always fighting" "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"

(... is a kind of wage ) mount or put up

"put up a good fight" "offer resistance"

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