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English verb: earn

1. earn (possession) earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages


SamplesHow much do you make a month in your new job?.
She earns a lot in her new job.
This merger brought in lots of money.
He clears $5,000 each month.


ExamplesThey earn the money


Synonymsbring in, clear, gain, make, pull in, realise, realize, take in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)acquire, get


Narrower (hyponym)bear, bring home, eke out, gross, pay, profit, rake in, rake off, shovel in, squeeze out, take home, turn a profit, yield


Verb groupclear, make, net, sack, sack up

2. earn (possession) acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions


Synonymsgarner


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)acquire, get


Narrower (hyponym)letter









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