Synonyms for earnings:
piece rate, minimum wage, pay raise, paycheck, paystub, wage curve, performance-related pay, payday, progress payment, fixed-income, pay envelope, OTE, payroll, earned income, back pay, payslip, revenue stream, living wage, reward, wage-packet, living, wage differential, lost income, starvation wages, economy, bread and butter, pay scale.
Other synonyms and related words:
wampum, win, pelf, proceeds, mesh, allowance, dough, margin, internet, moolah, sugar, pay, stipend, shekels, winnings, lolly, take, percentage, minimum wage, advance, interest, incoming, meshing, loot, gravy, dinero, payroll, markup, kale, network, gain, scratch, recompense, yield, living wage, simoleons, economy, clams, meshwork, lettuce, subsistence, living, funds, emolument, payoff, gelt, gross profit, earned income, lucre, requital, cabbage, rise, net profit, net income, bread, Boodle, honorarium, scale, pickings, reward, fee, cyberspace.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
money for work performed (noun)
gross margin, profit margin, gross profit, percentage, operating profit, bottom line.
Usage examples for earnings:
- The promise of the servant to pay the debt on condition that the time for payment should be postponed, not only proceeds upon the fact that his time was his own, that he was constantly earning property or in circumstances that enabled him to earn it, and that he was the proprietor of his earnings, but that his master had full knowledge of that fact. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
- Earnings grew, business increased, and the company's credit improved. - "American Men of Mind", Burton E. Stevenson.
- But they can never cast my earnings up, Who know so well my losses. - "Gloucester Moors and Other Poems", William Vaughn Moody.