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Synonyms for emolument
ɪˈmɒl yə mənt

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. emolument

    The returns or receipts include all that is received from an outlay or investment; the profit is the excess (if any) of the receipts over the outlay; hence, in government, morals, etc., the profit is what is really good, helpful, useful, valuable. Utility is chiefly used in the sense of some immediate or personal and generally some material good. Advantage is that which gives one a vantage-ground, either for coping with competitors or with difficulties, needs, or demands; as to have the advantage of a good education; it is frequently used of what one has beyond another or secures at the expense of another; as, to have the advantage of another in an argument, or to take advantage of another in a bargain. Gain is what one secures beyond what he previously possessed. Benefit is anything that does one good. Emolument is profit, return, or value accruing through official position. Expediency has respect to profit or advantage, real or supposed, considered apart from or perhaps in opposition to right, in actions having a moral character. Compare UTILITY.

    Synonyms:
    advantage, avail, benefit, expediency, gain, good, improvement, proceeds, profit, receipts, return, returns, service, usefulness, utility, value

    Antonyms:
    damage, destruction, detriment, disadvantage, harm, hurt, injury, loss, ruin, waste

    Preposition:
    The profit of labor; on capital; in business.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emolumentnoun

    compensation received by virtue of holding an office or having employment (usually in the form of wages or fees)

    "a clause in the U.S. constitution prevents sitting legislators from receiving emoluments from their own votes"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. emolumentnoun

    Synonyms:
    gain, lucre, pay, compensation, wages, salary, stipend, hire, pecuniary profit

  2. emolumentnoun

    Synonyms:
    advantage, profit, benefit

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How to use emolument in a sentence?

  1. Jamie Raskin:

    It says that no elected official, either member of Congress or the President of the United States, can accept a gift, an emolument or any payment at all from a foreign government.

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