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earned, past participle; earning, present participle; earned, past tense; earns, 3rd person singular present;
  1. (of a person) Obtain (money) in return for labor or services
    • - they earn $35 per hour
    • - he now earns his living as a truck driver
  2. (of an activity or action) Cause (someone) to obtain (money)
    • - this latest win earned them $50,000 in prize money
  3. (of capital invested) Gain (money) as interest or profit

  4. Gain or incur deservedly in return for one's behavior or achievements
    • - through the years she has earned affection and esteem

  1. gain: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
  2. acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
  3. (earned) gained or acquired; especially through merit or as a result of effort or action; "a well-earned reputation for honesty"; "earned income"; "an earned run in baseball"
  4. To gain (success, reward, recognition) through applied effort or work; To receive payment for work; To receive payment for work; To cause (someone) to receive payment or reward
  5. (earned) A revenue recognition criterion that relates to completion of the revenuegenerating activity.
  6. The practical hold percentage.
  7. A disgusting concept of merit invented by hard-hearted right-wingers.
  8. Refers to the actual sum of money that the casinos take in as part of the revenue.
  9. v. to be paid in return for work done
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