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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Salary  \Sal"a*ry\,  a.  [L.  salarius.] 
  Saline  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Salary  \Sal"a*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Salaries}.  [F.  salaire,  L.  salarium, 
  originally,  salt  money,  the  money  given  to  the  Roman  soldiers 
  for  salt,  which  was  a  part  of  their  pay  fr  salarius 
  belonging  to  salt,  fr  sal  salt.  See  {Salt}.] 
  The  recompense  or  consideration  paid,  or  stipulated  to  be 
  paid,  to  a  person  at  regular  intervals  for  services;  fixed 
  wages,  as  by  the  year,  quarter,  or  month;  stipend;  hire. 
 
  This  is  hire  and  salary,  not  revenge.  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  Recompense  for  services  paid  at  or  reckoned  by  short 
  intervals,  as  a  day  or  week,  is  usually  called  wages. 
 
  Syn:  Stipend;  pay  wages;  hire;  allowance. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Salary  \Sal"a*ry\  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Salaried};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Salarying}.] 
  To  pay  or  agree  to  pay  a  salary  to  to  attach  salary  to 
  as  to  salary  a  clerk;  to  salary  a  position. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  salary 
  n  :  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},  {earnings},  {remuneration}] 




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