What does earnings mean?

Definitions for earningsˈɜr nɪŋz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word earnings.

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"


  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

Anagrams for earnings »

  1. engrains

  2. Reginans

  3. grannies


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earnings in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earnings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeff Matthews:

    Overall, quite decent operating earnings.

  2. Peter Tuz:

    Earnings season seems less bad than expected.

  3. Greg Eckel:

    We are in a wait and see time frame for earnings.

  4. Chief Executive Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes:

    BMW gives me an earnings target, not a volume target.

  5. Gary Bradshaw:

    We still think earnings will be great this year for the airlines.

Images & Illustrations of earnings

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