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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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Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members will earn double miles through April 30, for paid flights on Alaska's newest airline partners, Air France and KLM.
According to Forbes magazine, actor Tom Hanks earns about $71 million a year, and writer Stephen King takes home about $65 million.
So, your investment earns a return based on the original amount you invested, and on any return already paid.
This means an executive who earns a base salary of $163,600 would, on average, receive a stock option grant of $440,084.
According to Robert Greenstein, executive director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, "Even though the EITC increases the marriage penalty for people at higher income levels, it greatly reduces it for a welfare mother with a live-in boyfriend who earns $10,000.
Envoy Class (C/D/J/Z fare classes) tickets earn 15,000 bonus miles, full coach (Y/B/N/U fare classes) earns 10,000 bonus miles, and discounted coach (K/Q/V/W fare classes) earns 5,000 bonus miles.
The determination involves whether the resident state at the time the individual earns the deferred compensation, has the authority to tax such income if, at the time of receipt, the individual resides in a different state.