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Synonyms for wageweɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wage, pay, earnings, remuneration, salary(verb)

    something that remunerates

    "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"

    profit, pay, salary, lucre, wage, net income, earnings, profits, net, net profit, remuneration

  2. engage, wage(verb)

    carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)

    "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"

    rent, prosecute, occupy, engross, charter, mesh, operate, employ, absorb, engage, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, plight, enlist


  1. wage(noun)

    salary, earnings, pay

  2. wage(verb)

    To wager, bet.

    pay, salary, earnings

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wage(v. a.)

    bet, stake, pledge, lay, wager

  2. wage(v. a.)

    undertake (as war), carry on, engage in

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List of paraphrases:

salary, wages, pay, salaries, remuneration, payroll, earnings, paycheck, compensation

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