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  • verbmake money
  • verbdeserve a reward

synonyms for earned

  • acquire
  • bring in
  • collect
  • derive
  • draw
  • gain
  • get
  • make
  • obtain
  • pick up
  • realize
  • reap
  • receive
  • score
  • secure
  • win
  • attain
  • clear
  • consummate
  • cop
  • effect
  • gather
  • gross
  • hustle
  • net
  • perform
  • procure
  • profit
  • pull
  • rate
  • snag
  • sock
  • turn
  • wrangle
  • be gainfully employed
  • be in line for
  • bring home
  • bring home the bacon
  • bring home the groceries
  • clean up
  • make fast buck
  • make it big
  • pay one's dues
  • pull down
  • scare up
  • scrape together
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antonyms for earned

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • forfeit
  • give
  • lose
  • miss
  • pass
  • spend
  • surrender
  • yield
  • give in
  • neglect
  • cost
  • throw away
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How to use earned in a sentence

Oh, but surely if we have to call ourselves Wurzel-Flummery it would count as earned income.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
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.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
George Stephenson's son made for himself a fortune and a name, his friend earned poverty and neglect.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Dividends that are declared after a grant or bequest, though earned before, go to the legatee as income.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
If the company succeeded, each stockholder earned a profit based upon the number of shares he owned.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Her mother could talk in her cheerful manner about what she could do with the two hundred dollar prize if she earned it.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
During the disastrous campaign in Italy in 1800 he earned the further thanks of his chief.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He earned thirty-six francs a month by his position to support himself, but he was neat and skillful.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
They have then earned enough to go home and live like idle gentlemen, for at least twice that time, and then return to work.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Ramoun is equally proud of his wealth, earned by the sweat ofPg 119 his brow, and sternly refuses.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EARNED

  • accomplished
  • attained
  • captured
  • collected
  • earned
  • gained
  • gathered
  • learned
  • obtained
  • reached
  • realized
  • secured
  • seized
  • won
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.