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net

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of net

  1. 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 Synonyms of 1net mesh, netting, network Words Related to 1net web, webbing; grille (also grill), lattice, screen, screening, wirework; bobbinet, Brussels lace, filigree, fishnet, lace, marquisette, tulle

  2. 2 a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise drug runners caught in an elaborate net set by the police Synonyms of 1net ambush, net, snare, webWords Related to 1net enmeshment, entanglement, entrapment, envelopment; booby trap, catch, hazard, land mine, pitfall, snag; artifice, cheat, cheating, deception, double-dealing, duplicity, ploy, ruse, subterfuge, trick

  3. 3 something that catches and holds caught in a net of palace intrigues Synonyms of 1net entanglement, mesh(es), morass, net, noose, quagmire, quicksand, snare, tanglement, toil(s), trapWords Related to 1net knot, snarl, tangle; cat's cradle, labyrinth, maze; cobweb, spiderweb


net

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of net

  1. 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 Synonyms of 2net earnings, gain, lucre, net, payoff, proceeds, returnWords Related to 2net cleanup, killing, windfall; bottom line; gross, sales; compensation, emolument, income, pay, payment, remittal, requital, salary, wages; interest, return, revenue, yieldNear Antonyms of 2net charge, cost, disbursement, expenditure, expense, loss, outgo, outlay

  2. 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 Synonyms of 2net bottom line, bull's-eye, centerpiece, core, essence, gist, heart, kernel, keynote, meat, meat and potatoes, net, nub, nubbin, nucleus, pith, pivot, point, root, sumWords Related to 2net course, direction, drift, tenor; body, content, substance; hypothesis, proposition, purport, subject, theme, thesis


net

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of net

  1. 1 to catch or hold as if in a net the kite was stubbornly netted in the branches of the willow tree Synonyms of 1net catch up, enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, ensnarl, entoil, entrap, mesh, net, snare, tangle, trapWords Related to 1net bag, birdlime, capture, collar; embroil, implicate, involve, mireNear Antonyms of 1net detach, disengage, extricate; clear, free, liberateAntonyms of 1net disentangle, untangle

  2. 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 Synonyms of 1net bag, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trapWords Related to 1net glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms of 1net discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms of 1net miss


net

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of net

  1. to receive after charges and deductions have been made the entrepreneur netted millions on that deal Synonyms of 2net clear Words Related to 2net earn, gain, garner, get, make, realize; cash in (on), rake (in); clean up Near Antonyms of 2net gross


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