What does wages mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wages, reward, payoff(noun)

    a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing

    "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"

Wiktionary

  1. wages(Noun)

    one's total income for a time period

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wages(noun)

    a compensation given to a hired person for services; price paid for labor; recompense; hire. See Wage, n., 2

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wages' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2979

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wages' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1513

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wages in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wages in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Unknown:

    The wages of sin are unreported.

  2. Henry Ford:

    It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.

  3. H.L. Mencken:

    Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.

  4. Henry Ford:

    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.

  5. Eldon Renaud:

    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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