American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The amount of one's salary remaining after federal, state, and often city income taxes and various other deductions have been withheld.
- n. what is left of your pay after deductions for taxes and dues and insurance etc
“In Shen and Zhao’s case it is the sheer cost of travel that prevents their parents from watching them skate outside of China; Shen’s parents’ combined take-home pay before they were laid off by the state was around twenty dollars a month, and now they are unemployed.”
“Suppose that, because of universally high tax rates in advanced democracies, Alisons take-home pay were only $5 millionalthough her market income might well remain at $50 million, due to competition among firms for her talents.”
“Married women needed to find jobs because the male breadwinner’s take-home pay did not increase fast enough after 1960 to feed, clothe, house, transport, and educate the children of the baby boom.”
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