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VERB (2)

1. earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages;
- Example: "How much do you make a month in your new job?"
- Example: "She earns a lot in her new job"
- Example: "this merger brought in lots of money"
- Example: "He clears $5,000 each month"
[syn: gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in]

2. acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions;
[syn: earn, garner]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Earn \Earn\ ([~e]rn), n. (Zo["o]l.) See Ern, n. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Earn \Earn\ ([~e]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Earned ([~e]rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. Earning.] [AS. earnian; akin to OHG. arn[=o]n to reap, aran harvest, G. ernte, Goth. asans harvest, asneis hireling, AS. esne; cf. Icel. ["o]nn working season, work.] 1. To merit or deserve, as by labor or service; to do that which entitles one to (a reward, whether the reward is received or not). [1913 Webster] The high repute Which he through hazard huge must earn. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To acquire by labor, service, or performance; to deserve and receive as compensation or wages; as, to earn a good living; to earn honors or laurels. [1913 Webster] I earn that [what] I eat. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The bread I have earned by the hazard of my life or the sweat of my brow. --Burke. [1913 Webster] Earned run (Baseball), a run which is made without the assistance of errors on the opposing side. Syn: See Obtain. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Earn \Earn\ ([~e]rn), v. t. & i. [See 1st Yearn.] To grieve. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Earn \Earn\, v. i. [See 4th Yearn.] To long; to yearn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And ever as he rode, his heart did earn To prove his puissance in battle brave. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Earn \Earn\, v. i. [AS. irnan to run. [root]11. See Rennet, and cf. Yearnings.] To curdle, as milk. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

earn v 1: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month" [syn: gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in] 2: acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions [syn: earn, garner]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "earn": acquire, attain, bag, be deserving, be entitled to, be paid, be remunerated, be salaried, be seized of, be worthy of, bring in, capture, catch, clear, collect, come by, come in for, come into, contract, corral, derive, deserve, drag down, draw, draw down, draw wages, effect, enter into possession, gain, get, get an income, gross, harvest, knock down, make, merit, net, obtain, pocket, procure, pull down, rate, realize, reap, receive, sack, score, secure, take, warrant, win, work for wages
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

EARN European Academic Research Network (network)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

EARN European Academic and Research Network. (1995-11-15)