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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Earning  \Earn"ing\,  n.;  pl  {Earnings}. 
  That  which  is  earned;  wages  gained  by  work  or  services;  money 
  earned;  --  used  commonly  in  the  plural. 
 
  As  to  the  common  people,  their  stock  is  in  their 
  persons  and  in  their  earnings.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  earnings 
  n  1:  the  excess  of  revenues  over  outlays  in  a  given  period  of 
  time  [syn:  {net  income},  {net},  {net  profit},  {lucre},  {profit}, 
  {profits}] 
  2:  something  that  remunerates;  "wages  were  paid  by  check";  "he 
  wasted  his  pay  on  drink";  "they  saved  a  quarter  of  all 
  their  earnings"  [syn:  {wage},  {pay},  {remuneration},  {salary}] 




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