wages, reward, payoff(noun)
a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
"the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"
one's total income for a time period
a compensation given to a hired person for services; price paid for labor; recompense; hire. See Wage, n., 2
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'wages' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2979
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'wages' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1513
The numerical value of wages in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of wages in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The wages of sin are unreported.
It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
There is one rule for the industrialist and that is Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
If you just go after those companies that are paying the lowest wages, you're not going to benefit in the long run because they can always find cheaper wages somewhere.
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