plural noun

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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

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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

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The first known use of earnings was in 1594

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“Earnings.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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