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  1. wagesnoun

    An allowance is a stipulated amount furnished at regular intervals as a matter of discretion or gratuity, as of food to besieged soldiers, or of money to a child or ward. Compensation is a comprehensive word signifying a return for a service done. Remuneration is applied to matters of great amount or importance. Recompense is a still wider and loftier word, with less suggestion of calculation and market value; there are services for which affection and gratitude are the sole and sufficient recompense; earnings, fees, hire, pay, salary, and wages are forms of compensation and may be included in compensation, remuneration, or recompense. Pay is commercial and strictly signifies an exact pecuniary equivalent for a thing or service, except when the contrary is expressly stated, as when we speak of "high pay" or "poor pay." Wages denotes what a worker receives. Earnings is often used as exactly equivalent to wages, but may be used with reference to the real value of work done or service rendered, and even applied to inanimate things; as, the earnings of capital. Hire is distinctly mercenary or menial, but as a noun has gone out of popular use, tho the verb to hire is common. Salary is for literary or professional work, wages for handicraft or other comparatively inferior service; a salary is regarded as more permanent than wages; an editor receives a salary, a compositor receives wages. Stipend has become exclusively a literary word. A fee is given for a single service or privilege, and is sometimes in the nature of a gratuity. Compare REQUITE.

    allowance, compensation, earnings, fee, hire, honorarium, pay, payment, recompense, remuneration, requital, salary, stipend

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wages

    remuneration, hire, compensation, stipend, salary, allowance

    gratuity, douceur, premium, bonus, grace

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wages, reward, payoffnoun

    a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing

    "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"

    issue, return, bribe, payoff, yield, reinforcement, advantage, reward, final payment, take, proceeds, takings

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  1. wagesnoun

    hire, salary, pay, compensation, remuneration, stipend, allowance, earnings

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  1. wagesnoun

    compensation, pay, earnings, hire, salary

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  1. Van Duyne:

    It's $1.6 billion of wages he just knocked outwith a signature, it's thousands and thousandsof jobs that were just decimated overnight. You think about the folks that Democrats claim that they represent-- working poor, people on fixed incomes -- and literally with onemovement of the pen hehas now raised their electricity rates,raised their gas rates. ... They're nowgoing to have their utility costs go skyrocket.

  2. Wendy Sherman:

    One assumes sanctioning Zarif is the price for those waivers. The internal administration battle of war or diplomacy apparently wages on.

  3. Krzysztof Tchorzewski:

    My first actions will lead to ensuring financial liquidity for the company, first of all we need to solve the problem of wages. I can promise to do everything so that they are paid out.

  4. Edward Knotek:

    If I had to guess I would think that an improving labor market, shrinking slack, should put upward pressure on wages. But when you go to the data and the statistics, that hasn't always been the case, we should be cautious thinking that we know more than we do about wage growth.

  5. Geoffrey Crothall:

    In terms of helping the job market, this sort of thing is of marginal benefit, they are going to price themselves into the ground, and so the wages they can afford to pay their staff are going to be very low as well.

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