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  • adj

Antonyms for earned

gained or acquired


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I contracted for it; I earned it; it was paid to me; it was rightfully my own; yet, upon each returning Saturday night, I was compelled to deliver every cent of that money to Master Hugh.
Butlers who earned thirty thousand a year and could be Supreme Court justices if they wanted to.
He did not care to jog along and, being unusually able and fit, on the fourth day earned two dollars.
The next day, having keyed himself up to an exhausting high- tension, he earned two dollars and a half.
He had earned it when he played full-back in the 'Varsity eleven, and his formal soul had never succeeded in living it down.
By the joint effort of the workingmen and the capital, money is earned.
I went to my work--and prospered in it--and earned my first quarter's wages.
I had just three and sixpence left in the world--and the prospect, if I earned more, of my husband coming (with permission of the law) and taking it away from me.
You will in the meanwhile have earned your fare, and arrive there some time tomorrow, or possibly this evening, if you are lucky enough to get a job in season.
No doubt they can ride at last who shall have earned their fare, that is, if they survive so long, but they will probably have lost their elasticity and desire to travel by that time.
That worthy student was now at Cambridge, where his most exemplary conduct and his diligent perseverance in the pursuit of learning carried him safely through, and eventually brought him with hard- earned honours, and an untarnished reputation, to the close of his collegiate career.
A woman who earned eighteen hundred dollars a year was worth looking at.
Miles earned through December 31 count toward elite status through the "Everything Counts" promotion.
citizens or residents living abroad have been allowed to exclude certain foreign earned income and housing costs from taxable income, regardless of whether any foreign tax is paid on these amounts, under IRC section 911.
Although this is hardly new, more and more practitioners must now advise individuals who have sources of income earned in Other countries as a result of being indirect members of the U.