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Net

The sum that remains following all permissible deductions, including charges, expenses, discounts, commissions, or taxes.

Net assets, for example, are what remain after an individual subtracts the amount owed to creditors from his or her assets. Net pay is the salary an individual actually receives after deductions such as Income Tax and Social Security payments.

net

n., adj. the amount of money or value remaining after all costs, losses, taxes, depreciation of value, and other expenses and deductions have been paid and/or subtracted. Thus the term is used in net profit, net income, net loss, net worth, or net estate.

net

adjective clear, irreducible, leftover, remaining, residual, residuary, surplus, surviving, unexpended
Associated concepts: net assets, net balance, net capital stock, net earnings, net estate, net income, net loss, net premium, net price, net proceeds, net profit, net rents, net revenues, net value, net worth
See also: capture, earn, ensnare, gain, realize, trap
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Indeed, there has been considerable resistance to P&G's net down pricing program among these retailers.
The man lifted the net down carefully and lowered it into a bucket.
Dana Gas Q3 net down DUBAI: Dana Gas made a net profit of Dh102 million ($27.
San Jose loaned the popular goalie to the former IceCats - the Peoria Rivermen - yesterday and will go with Tyson Sexsmith and Harri Sateri in net down the stretch.
After failing to score on their fifth trip to the south coast, Spurs must be wondering what they have to do to find the net down here.
You know, a couple of librarians pit-patting a shuttlecock over a net down the church hall.
Fash's notion of hiding a potato peeler was strange enough, but quite how he thought he'd get away with a fishing net down his pants was anyone's guess.