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earnings

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of earnings

  1. 1 an increase usually measured in money that comes from labor, business, or property <earnings from her babysitting jobs that are being put away for college> Synonyms income, gain(s), incoming(s), proceeds, profit, return, revenue, yieldRelated Words killing, windfall; salary, take-home pay, tips, wages; bankroll, capital, coffers, exchequer, finances, funds, money, pocket, pocketbook, resources, wherewithalNear Antonyms charge, cost, disbursement, expenditures, expenses, outgo, outlay

  2. 2 the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received <after subtracting what we spent on music and refreshments, the earnings from our charity gala were still impressive> Synonyms profit, gain, lucre, net, payoff, proceeds, returnRelated Words cleanup, killing, windfall; bottom line; gross, sales; compensation, emolument, income, pay, payment, remittal, requital, salary, wages; interest, return, revenue, yieldNear Antonyms charge, cost, disbursement, expenditure, expense, loss, outgo, outlay




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