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earned

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. earnedadjective

    gained or acquired; especially through merit or as a result of effort or action

    "a well-earned reputation for honesty"; "earned income"; "an earned run in baseball"

GCIDE

  1. earnedadjective

    (Baseball) not resulting from an error by an opposing team; -- used in the phrase earned runs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earned

    of Earn

Editors Contribution

  1. earnedverb

    Verb form of the word earn.

    They both earned a just sufficient income are delighted to be arranging their wedding together.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'earned' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4663

Anagrams for earned »

  1. endear

  2. neared

  3. readen

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earned in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of earned in a Sentence

  1. Lang Banks:

    Despite being responsible for the worst North Sea spill in a decade, the level of the fine is literally a drop in the ocean when compared to the billions earned by Shell annually.

  2. Megan Rapinoe:

    I don't think anyone really ever wants to go to trial or to take this thing to that level. But obviously if we have to, we will, we're not willing to compromise on what we know is right and what we know we deserve and have already earned.

  3. Middle East:

    China has earned much of its leverage in the region, especially on the African side of the Red Sea/Gulf of Aden, by becoming the leading financier and builder of infrastructure projects such as dams, roads, railways, and IT networks.

  4. Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher.com Weblog, January 20, 2003:

    I don't think anyone can DO anything that would make him worthy of love. Love is a gift and cannot be earned. It can only be given.

  5. Scott Galloway:

    I think you're naturally seeing what I would call a well deserved and well earned gag reflex around this idea, they're trying to do everything right : Set up an independent body in Switzerland, make it a nonprofit. But there's one problem... it comes from Facebook. And people just are like,' Burn me a million times, shame on you, burn me a million and one times, shame on me.'.

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