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net

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1 a fabric made of strands loosely twisted, knotted, or woven together at regular intervals

  • the basketball didn't go into the basket—it just hit the net
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2 a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise

  • drug runners caught in an elaborate net set by the police
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3 something that catches and holds

  • caught in a net of palace intrigues
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net

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1 the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received

  • his net for the year was about 60% of his total income
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2 the central part or aspect of something under consideration

  • the net of the report on race relations is that things are better but not good enough
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sum and substance, the long and short (or the long and the short)


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net

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1 to catch or hold as if in a net

  • the kite was stubbornly netted in the branches of the willow tree
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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly

  • a police sting that netted drug dealers from all parts of the city
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take hold (of)

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net

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to receive after charges and deductions have been made

  • the entrepreneur netted millions on that deal
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