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adjective as in profiting

noun as in mesh, web

verb as in capture

verb as in gain after expenses

Weak match


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With the IPO, Slootman, who joined in April, 2019, saw his net worth grow by several billion dollars on paper.

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Roughly half the reductions required to swiftly reach global net-zero emissions must come from technologies that aren’t yet commercially available.

In 2016, Facebook’s zero-rated “Free Basics” service was shuttered by India’s telecoms regulator, for breaking net neutrality.

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The search will cast a wide net and winnow the applicants down in a one-day, virtual pitch challenge hosted by John.

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After the DNC started, but before the RNC, his net favorability rating ticked down to -15 points.

“Hence, there might be a net benefit, at least to some females, of breeding within the natal group,” the researchers speculate.

The outcome of the rum feud is critical for both Bacardi and Pernod Ricard, because the winner could net billions in future sales.

Initially these were individuals “from higher net worth circles,” he says, especially as the site launched with benefit auctions.

During the recession net immigration to the U.S. from Mexico fell to zero or less.

In contrast, areas 10 to 20 miles away from city hall gained roughly 15 million net residents.

Specimens were easily collected in a mist net placed across the opening.

But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?

When it was all over Alila was not too tired to play for awhile with a few locusts he had caught in a net.

On the way we were greatly excited to see the bladder of an indicator net smoking.

As a net is full of birds, so their houses are full of deceit: therefore are they become great and enriched.

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On this page you'll find 121 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to net, such as: clear, excluding, exclusive, final, remaining, and after deductions.

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