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adjective as in acquired

adjective as in deserved

adjective as in due

adjective as in received

adjective as in scheduled

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Henri Paul actually worked for the French Secret Service and he had €200,000 in his account when he only earned €30,000 a year.

Travel Noire fellows earned about a half million travel miles in 2014.

Only one other Star Wars film has earned a PG-13 rating, the 2005 prequel Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

In 1950, Serna earned his Ph.D. from the University of Havana, where he had befriended a classmate named Fidel Castro.

This courageous act earned him a late-night knock on the door with orders for Serna to vamos from Cuba.

Oh, but surely if we have to call ourselves Wurzel-Flummery it would count as earned income.

It was claimed, as we have seen, that under free contract a man was paid what he earned and no law could make it more.

George Stephenson's son made for himself a fortune and a name, his friend earned poverty and neglect.

Dividends that are declared after a grant or bequest, though earned before, go to the legatee as income.

If the company succeeded, each stockholder earned a profit based upon the number of shares he owned.


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On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to earned, such as: captured, collected, seized, accomplished, attained, and gained.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.