Definitions for EARNɜrn

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in(verb)

    earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

    "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"

  2. earn, garner(verb)

    acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

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  1. earn(Verb)

    To gain (success, reward, recognition) through applied effort or work.

    You can have the s'mores: you earned them, clearing the walkway of snow so well.

  2. earn(Verb)

    To receive payment for work.

    Now that you are earning, you can start paying me rent.

  3. earn(Verb)

    To receive payment for work.

    Now that you are earning, you can start paying me rent.

  4. earn(Verb)

    To cause (someone) to receive payment or reward

    My CD earns me six percent!

  5. earn(Verb)

    To be worthy of.

    To earn a spot in the top 20

  6. Origin: Old English earnian

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Earn(noun)

    see Ern, n

  2. Earn(verb)

    to merit or deserve, as by labor or service; to do that which entitles one to (a reward, whether the reward is received or not)

  3. Earn(verb)

    to acquire by labor, service, or performance; to deserve and receive as compensation or wages; as, to earn a good living; to earn honors or laurels

  4. Earn

    to grieve

  5. Earn(verb)

    to long; to yearn

  6. Earn(verb)

    to curdle, as milk

  7. Origin: [See 4th Yearn.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EARN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4803

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EARN' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2773

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EARN' in Verbs Frequency: #382

Anagrams of EARN »

  1. Nare

  2. Nera


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