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English noun: wage

1. wage (possession) something that remunerates


SamplesWages were paid by check.
He wasted his pay on drink.
They saved a quarter of all their earnings.


Synonymsearnings, pay, remuneration, salary


Broader (hypernym)regular payment


Narrower (hyponym)combat pay, double time, found, half-pay, living wage, merit pay, minimum wage, pay envelope, pay packet, sick pay, strike pay, take-home pay


Part meronympayroll, paysheet


English verb: wage

1. wage (social) carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)


SamplesNapoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe.


Synonymsengage


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)contend, fight, struggle


Narrower (hyponym)offer, provide, put up









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