Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

take–home pay

play
noun \ˈtāk-ˌhōm-\

Simple Definition of take–home pay

  • : the amount of money that a person earns after taxes and other amounts have been subtracted

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of take–home pay

  1. :  income remaining from salary or wages after deductions (as for income-tax withholding)

1943

First Known Use of take–home pay

1943


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up take–home pay? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin angry oily prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ