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1. 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))

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Rhymes with Net

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • sobriquet
  • minuet
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • calumet
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • slushayete
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • larroquette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cartrette
  • brouillette
  • brouillet
  • bramlette
  • blanchette
  • bernadette
  • wilmette
  • viverette

Sentences with net


1. Adjective
Report the net worth of your investments, meaning the value minus any debt you owe on the asset.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The net is later pulled up, and crew members educate guests about what’s been caught.

Quotes about net


1. Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

2. I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

3. Jane, be still; don't struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in its desperation.""I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being, with an independent will; which I now exert to leave you.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. net

verb. ['ˈnɛt'] catch with a net.

Synonyms

  • catch
  • grab
  • nett

Antonyms

  • humorless
  • natural object
  • insulator
  • conductor

Etymology

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

10. net

verb. ['ˈnɛt'] yield as a net profit.

Synonyms

  • yield
  • bear
  • pay
  • clear
  • sack up

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • hire
  • disassemble

Etymology

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