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earn

verb achieve, achieve by continued effort, accuire by service, attain, be deserving, be entitled to, be successful, be worthy, clear, deserve, gain, gain by labor, gain by service, get a profit, get by effort, have a right to, merere, merit, merit as compensation, net, obtain a victory, procure by effort, profit, prosper, realize, reap, receive compensation, secure, succeed in reaching, win
Associated concepts: ability to earn, earned commissions, earned income, earned premiums, earned surplus, earned wages, a sum earned and unpaid
See also: acquire, attain, bear, gain, obtain, pass, procure, realize, reap, receive, succeed, yield
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The sixty-five dollars I could earn regularly every month was a terrible temptation.
At present, however," she said, after another slight pause, "I earn about eighteen hundred dollars a year.
Van Weyden, for the present at any rate, earns his salty grub by assisting me.
I was so troubled in my mind, that I wouldn't have knowed more, no, not for the sum as I expect to earn from you by the sweat of my brow, twice told
It is a pot of money; but is it a sin for a labouring man that moistens every crust of bread he earns, with his tears--or if not with them, with the colds he catches in his head--is it a sin for that man to earn it?
So I made up my mind to get my trouble off my mind, and to earn by the sweat of my brow what was held out to me.
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Hama battery charger with four batteries: To earn enough vouchers pounds 14,300 (pounds 16.
But despite this, boys tend to earn more, bringing in anaverage of pounds 55amonth, compared with girls' pounds 38.
Air Canada Aeroplan members can now earn miles when staying at Novotel and Sofitel hotels, both Accor hotel brands with a total of 590 properties worldwide.
Only one person can earn the points on any specific trick--ie, just because two people can do it doesn't mean you get the points twice.
6 million Canadians with some form of physical or mental disability, the majority of which still earn wages below the median.