What does wages mean?

Definitions for wages

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

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"


  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


  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. Polish Proverb:

    God pays, but not weekly wages.

  2. Unknown:

    The wages of sin are unreported.

  3. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush:

    Jeb says states should set minimum wages - The Hill:.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    It's bad for business, it's bad for wages and it's bad for our economy.

  5. Stephanie Luce:

    It may also be that politicians feel some pressure to raise the other wages.

Images & Illustrations of wages

  1. wageswageswages

Translations for wages

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for wages »


Find a translation for the wages definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these wages definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"wages." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 25 Feb. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/wages>.

Are we missing a good definition for wages? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for wages:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.