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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
  • identity thieves 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 study is that things are better but more needs to be done.
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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
  • an international sting operation that netted tax dodgers from all parts of the world
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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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