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1. wage-earning

adjective. working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries.

Synonyms

  • blue-collar

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • materialistic

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Example sentences of the word minimum-wage


1. Noun Phrase
However, he has the option to pay you below the minimum wage if your tips fulfill the difference.

2. Noun Phrase
Increases to a national minimum wage benefit workers by allowing them to earn more money for the same work.

3. Noun Phrase
Everyone in the U.S. is not eligible to receive the minimum wage.

4. Noun Phrase
Employees performing domestic services should also be paid equally and not less than the minimum wage.

2. wage-earning

adjective. of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers.

Synonyms

  • blue-collar
  • low-class
  • lower-class
  • propertyless

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • skilled
  • noble
  • bourgeois

3. minimum

adjective. ['ˈmɪnəməm'] the least possible.

Synonyms

  • marginal
  • tokenish
  • minimal
  • stripped-down
  • negligible
  • stripped
  • token
  • nominal

Antonyms

  • maximum
  • central
  • wide
  • profitable

Etymology

  • minimus (Latin)

4. minimum

noun. ['ˈmɪnəməm'] the smallest possible quantity.

Synonyms

  • peak
  • extremum
  • small indefinite quantity
  • small indefinite amount
  • skeleton

Antonyms

  • full
  • clothed
  • informal
  • unspecified

Etymology

  • minimus (Latin)

5. minimum

noun. ['ˈmɪnəməm'] the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right.

Antonyms

  • valuable

Etymology

  • minimus (Latin)

6. wage

noun. ['ˈweɪdʒ'] something that remunerates.

Synonyms

  • pay
  • living wage
  • combat pay
  • take-home pay
  • found
  • half-pay
  • minimum wage
  • salary
  • sick pay
  • strike pay
  • merit pay
  • paysheet
  • payroll
  • pay envelope
  • pay packet
  • double time
  • regular payment
  • remuneration

Antonyms

  • pay cash
  • charge
  • underpay
  • overpay

Etymology

  • wagen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. wage

verb. ['ˈweɪdʒ'] carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns).

Synonyms

  • provide
  • offer
  • put up
  • engage
  • fight
  • contend

Antonyms

  • default
  • close
  • abolish
  • lost

Etymology

  • wagen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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