Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Salary or wages.
  • n.pl. Business profits.
  • n.pl. Gains from investments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. wages, money earned, income
  • n. business profits
  • n. gains on investments; returns

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  • n. something that remunerates

Etymologies

From earn (Wiktionary)

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