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1. fishing

noun. ['ˈfɪʃɪŋ'] the act of someone who fishes as a diversion.

Synonyms

  • casting
  • sportfishing
  • cast
  • field sport
  • outdoor sport

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • inactivity

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Rhymes with Fishing Net

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • sobriquet
  • minuet
  • luncheonette
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • falconet
  • dancanet
  • clarinet
  • calumet
  • antoinette
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • slushayete
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • lorgnette
  • larroquette
  • kitchenette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cullinet

2. fishing

noun. ['ˈfɪʃɪŋ'] the occupation of catching fish for a living.

Synonyms

  • commercial enterprise
  • business

3. net

adjective. ['ˈnɛt'] remaining after all deductions.

Synonyms

  • nett
  • take-home

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • unprofitableness
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange.

Synonyms

  • cyberspace
  • internet

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects.

Synonyms

  • fishing net
  • brail
  • trap

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. net

verb. ['ˈnɛt'] make as a net profit.

Synonyms

  • earn
  • make
  • realise
  • clear
  • gain
  • pull in
  • bring in
  • profit
  • take in
  • benefit
  • sack up
  • realize

Antonyms

  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly
  • mental

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. net

adjective. ['ˈnɛt'] conclusive in a process or progression.

Synonyms

  • final
  • ultimate

Antonyms

  • break even
  • lose
  • unprofitability

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses).

Synonyms

  • net profit
  • filthy lucre
  • windfall profit
  • income
  • profit
  • portion
  • part
  • gross profit
  • gross profit margin
  • percentage
  • share
  • earning per share
  • margin
  • markup
  • net income
  • profits
  • cleanup
  • accumulation
  • killing
  • quick buck
  • dividend
  • fast buck
  • lucre

Antonyms

  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution
  • decrease

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey).

Synonyms

  • cage

Antonyms

  • losings
  • fauna

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. net

noun. ['ˈnɛt'] an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals.

Synonyms

  • meshwork
  • netting
  • veiling
  • sparker
  • backbone
  • reseau
  • cloth
  • network
  • chicken wire
  • snood
  • safety net
  • meshing
  • gauze
  • textile
  • tulle
  • wirework
  • save-all
  • spark arrester
  • mesh
  • grillwork
  • fabric
  • hairnet

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • net (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • net (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with fishing-net


1. Noun Phrase
Collect materials such as postcards of the beach, pieces of fishing net that you found washed up on shore, vials of sand from your favorite beaches or family photos of you at the beach collecting starfish.

2. Noun Phrase
Place items such as the postcards, photos or the fishing net inside so that they lean against the back wall of the shadowbox.

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