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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wages, reward, payoffnoun

    a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing

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

Wiktionary

  1. wagesnoun

    one's total income for a time period

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wagesnoun

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

Editors Contribution

  1. wages

    A specific amount of money given to an employee for the completion of their work.

    Our wages are paid into our bank account on a specific date each month.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 14, 2020  
  2. wages

    Plural form of the word wage.

    The social enterprise employees all have identical wages paid monthly for their employment.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 14, 2020  

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    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

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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

Examples of wages in a Sentence

  1. Muhammad Ismail:

    Saudi Arabia say they don't want the Chinese vaccine, they want these other ones, otherwise they keep you in quarantine, and that costs around 5,000 riyal( about $ 1,333.23). My monthly wages are 1,800 riyal, so how can I afford that ?

  2. Tom Davison:

    A reverse mortgage could help (the daughter) pay her the wages she has given up.

  3. Tara Sinclair:

    Because we see that demand continuing to grow, we expect wages to increase as well.

  4. Stephen Moore:

    I have a pretty populist agenda that I'm pursuing, which is more growth, higher wages, more transparency and more sunlight on how the Fed operates.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    Believe it or not, we cut taxes at the beginning of the year, and we have higher revenues this year. Why do we have higher revenues ? Because we have faster economic growth, higher wages, more taxes are coming into the government.

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