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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Earn  \Earn\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  See  {Ern},  n.  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Earn  \Earn\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Earned};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Earning}.]  [AS.  earnian  akin  to  OHG.  arn?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). 
 
  The  high  repute  Which  he  through  hazard  huge  must 
  earn.  --Milton. 
 
  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. 
 
  I  earn  that  [what]  I  eat.  --Shak. 
 
  The  bread  I  have  earned  by  the  hazard  of  my  life  or 
  the  sweat  of  my  brow.  --Burke. 
 
  {Earned  run}  (Baseball),  a  run  which  is  made  without  the 
  assistance  of  errors  on  the  opposing  side 
 
  Syn:  See  {Obtain}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Earn  \Earn\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [See  1st  {Yearn}.] 
  To  grieve.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Earn  \Earn\,  v.  i.  [See  4th  {Yearn}.] 
  To  long;  to  yearn.  [Obs.] 
 
  And  ever  as  he  rode,  his  heart  did  earn  To  prove  his 
  puissance  in  battle  brave.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Earn  \Earn\,  v.  i.  [AS.  irnan  to  run.  [root]11.  See  {Rennet}, 
  and  cf  {Yearnings}.] 
  To  curdle,  as  milk.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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},  {realize},  {pull 
  in},  {bring  in}] 
  2:  acquire  or  deserve  by  one's  efforts  or  actions  [syn:  {garner}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  EARN 
 
    {European  Academic  and  Research 
  Network}. 
 
  (1995-11-15) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  EARN 
  European  Academic  Research  Network  (network) 
 
 




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