Definitions

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  • noun Anything that one is given to bring home from an institutional setting.
  • noun Take-home pay.
  • noun An examination or assignment to be completed outside the classroom.
  • noun A supply of methadone that someone under treatment is allowed to take home instead of coming in to a treatment center everyday.

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

  • adjective (of salary or wages) remaining after all deductions including taxes

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Examples

  • The hybrid plan also increases workers' take-home pay because workers' contributions are lower than they are in the old defined-benefit plan.

    Orange County's Public Pension Compromise

  • One employee told the Times that the decrease would amount to 33 percent of take-home pay before accounting for this year's taxes, and that some were liable to take an $8,000 hit this year.

    Yale Payroll Gaffe

  • Thies says the take-home message is that if an elderly loved one starts showing up with bruising and has unexplained falls, it's worth a trip to a healthcare provider.

    Falls linked to early Alzheimer's disease

  • She says the take-home message for parents is to help their children find ways other than eating to deal with rejection and peer adversity: "Kids may need to talk about their feelings and seek comfort in other activities."

    Ostracized overweight kids eat more

  • The take-home lesson is that it's important to commit to good oral health, because it's vital and affects your entire wellbeing.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Why Oral Health Leads to Overall Health

  • Thies says the take-home message is that if an elderly loved one starts showing up with bruising and has unexplained falls, it's worth a trip to a healthcare provider.

    Falls linked to early Alzheimer's disease

  • They will experience the equivalent of a 7.7% cut in take-home pay due to a provision requiring them to pay for pensions and pay more for health care, according to Steven Deller, an economist at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

    States' Pay Cuts Present Mixed Economic Blessing

  • All he knew was that her bonus alone was triple his annual take-home pay, which allowed him to continue making furniture.

    Parents Behaving Badly

  • The transformation can be achieved only by collective action, he says, of the sort that was revealed in the 2008 presidential election campaign—a "take-home lesson" in the possibilities of volunteer participation.

    A New Social Contract

  • The take-home lesson is that it's important to commit to good oral health, because it's vital and affects your entire wellbeing.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Why Oral Health Leads to Overall Health

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