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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"

Wiktionary

  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

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  

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

How to pronounce wages?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say wages in sign language?

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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. Daren Coulston:

    I learned that many of them had been cheated of their wages, subjected to beatings and in some cases, sexually assaulted by the ships' officers, it's hard to talk about these experiences for men. Most of them rather pretend it never happened.

  2. Sameer Gadkaree:

    Public universities have a really important role to play in that college degrees are increasingly the path to a stable job with good wages, access to those universities is really important.

  3. Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

    The court today holds enforceable these arm-twisted, take-it-or-leave-it contracts — including the provisions requiring employees to litigate wages and hours claims only one-by-one. Federal labor law does not countenance such isolation of employees.

  4. Jose Abascal:

    Unfortunately the efforts Abengoa is carrying out to try and obtain the necessary liquidity to pay all the wages due by the end of February have not yet been successful.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Trump economics is a recipe for lower wages, fewer jobs, more debt, he could bankrupt America like he bankrupted his companies. I mean, ask yourself: How can anybody lose money running a casino, really?

Images & Illustrations of wages

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