Definitions for earningsˈɜr nɪŋz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

earn•ingsˈɜr nɪŋz(n.pl.)

  1. money earned; wages; profits.

Origin of earnings:

bef. 1050

Princeton's WordNet

  1. net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings(noun)

    the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

  2. wage, pay, earnings, remuneration, salary(noun)

    something that remunerates

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. earnings(noun)ˈɜr nɪŋz

    the money sb receives from working

    the company's quarterly earnings

Wiktionary

  1. earnings(Noun)

    Wages, money earned, income.

  2. earnings(Noun)

    Business profits.

  3. earnings(Noun)

    Gains on investments; returns.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earnings

    of Earning

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'earnings' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3118

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'earnings' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3955

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'earnings' in Nouns Frequency: #1333


Translations for earnings

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

earnings(noun plural)

money etc earned

His earnings are not sufficient to support his family.

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