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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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O'Connor has claimed that head coach Steve McCormack and sporting director Terry O'Connor have cast their nets down under in a bid to land the latest hot prospects for next season.
It was freezing and windy, Kenny Dalglish was on Ray Harford's back taping the nets to the posts, and we had to use breeze blocks to hold the back of the nets down because of the wind.
Now a brigade has between 70 to 80 HF radios and can establish nets down to company and lower levels when the situation warrants it.
Mr Stevens added: "Whoever put the nets down must have thought that if there were dolphins around there must be plenty of fish too.
SPECIAL SKILL: Sits in tree and drops fishing nets down over the enemy