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EARN

EARN

WordNet



verb


(1)   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
Wiktonary



Verb



  1. To gain (success) through applied effort or work.
  2. To receive (money) for working.
  3. To deserve (something).
  4. To receive money for working.
    Now that you are earning, you can start paying me rent.

Etymology


, from . Cognate with Old Saxon arn (Dutch arend), Old High German aro (German Aar), Old Norse (Swedish örn, Danish ørn), Gothic 𐌰𐍂𐌰; and, outside the Germanic languages, with Greek ὄρνις, Armenian , Old Irish irar (Irish iolar), Lithuanian erēlis, eagle, Old Church Slavonic orlьlъ (Russian орёл, eagle)