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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.

ChatGPT

  1. earned

    Earned refers to something acquired or received as a result of effort, hard work, or completion of a task. This could refer to income from a job, points in a game, a degree from a university, respect from peers, and so on. It implies that the person who earned something deserved or was entitled to it on the basis of their actions or achievements.

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. Hillary Clinton:

    We are moving closer to securing the Democratic Party nomination and winning this election in November! because of all of you and our supporters across the country, our campaign has earned more votes than any other candidate — Democrat or Republican.

  2. John Carlos:

    I earned my right to be on that victory stand. No one was out there in the mornings when I was training... I trained to represent this country, to go to the Olympics, based on my commitment to the program and my spiritual belief in God... that 15 minutes of fame( on the podium) I had to do what I feel is the right thing to do.

  3. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I earned everything I've got.

  4. Ramon Michael:

    We are infuriated that one of our leaders was targeted for helping people escape the horrors of Iraq and Syria, the Assyrian community worldwide has been watching this case. What do you think our opinion of the U.S. government will be if they insist on ruining a man who has earned the utmost respect and gratitude of his people worldwide?

  5. Ted Deutch:

    After serving the public for more than 15 years, I have decided I will not seek re-election this November, public service was instilled in me by my father who earned a Purple Heart in the Battle of the Bulge, and it has been a tremendous privilege to serve the people of Palm Beach and Broward Counties in Congress since 2010. I am incredibly grateful to my constituents for their support and friendship.

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