Synonyms for net
- after deductions
- after taxes
Antonyms for net
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NET
When she woke it was to a blaze of sunlight, but caught in the net of her closed curtains.
Mulready's illustrations of 1843 are here referred to, net his pictures.
Her spell had no effect on the god, who at once cast his net over her.
But I have a net--a big net--like a tent beneath which I sit.
A kind of net for effecting an involuntary change of environment.
I struggled like an eel caught in a net, but it was all in vain.
The net was set, however, which later yielded us some trout.
If the price of sugar is favorable when you deliver it, you are fortunate and net a profit.
That one man had lived, escaped the net—it was inconceivable!
The net revenue in 1887 was about 2-1/2 per cent of the amount invested.
Old English net "netting, network, spider web, mesh used for capturing," also figuratively, "moral or mental snare or trap," from Proto-Germanic *natjan (cf. Old Saxon net, Old Norse, Dutch net, Swedish nät, Old High German nezzi, German Netz, Gothic nati "net"), originally "something knotted," from PIE *ned- "to twist, knot" (cf. Sanskrit nahyati "binds, ties," Latin nodus "knot," Old Irish nascim "I bind, oblige").