Origin of net1
OTHER WORDS FROM netnet·ta·ble, adjectivenetlike, adjective
Other definitions for net (2 of 3)
Origin of net2
OTHER WORDS FROM netnet·ta·ble, adjective
Other definitions for net (3 of 3)
How to use net in a sentence
During the first three quarters of 2019, Wish posted net losses of just $5 million, before some preferred stock costs pushed its total deficit to $12 million.Wish files to go public with 100M monthly actives, $1.75B in 2020 revenue thus far|Alex Wilhelm|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
The new people with high net worth, they look and feel and speak and act and think way differently than the boomer generation.The biggest risks and opportunities for investors in 2021|matthewheimer|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Additionally, as of the first quarter of 2020, net advertising revenue decreased by more than 54% year-over-year.‘A start-up again’: New Quartz owner Zach Seward’s plan for longevity includes revenue innovation and reader support|Kayleigh Barber|November 20, 2020|Digiday
So far, research suggests that pee-cycling does indeed have a net environmental benefit compared to current conventional wastewater and fertilizer systems.Your pee could be the golden ticket to a greener world|Ula Chrobak|November 19, 2020|Popular-Science
For the third quarter, Affirm had a net loss of $15 million on revenue of $174 million, compared with a loss of $31 million on revenue of $88 million during the same period in 2019, according to its filing.
South Korean police busted up one such scheme in 2011, which was said to have netted millions.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meet the psychics preying on the elderly with a mail-order moneymaking gig that netted them millions a year.
Overall, the Indiegogo campaign netted over $41,000, and since people kept donating after it ended, reached about $50,000 total.‘Dear White People’: How An Ex-Publicist’s Twitter Became One of the Year’s Most Important Films|Marlow Stern|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Normally it is not netted into the national air defense system,” Zaloga said.
CSI not only aided a not-guilty verdict, but netted Dr. Phil an admirer.
It netted Scattergood a pleasant profit, and Kent got the full equivalent of his money.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
Beyond the arches, netted to keep the crows away, it made pictures with the tops of the trees.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
You made your choice, and the victim was netted by a white-clad boy and flopped over the counter to the scales.Paris Vistas|Helen Davenport Gibbons
Moreover, the dear boys tied her to her girlhood, and netted her fleeting youth for the moth-box.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
Howells adds that the show netted seventeen hundred dollars.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
British Dictionary definitions for net (1 of 3)
- a thin light mesh fabric of cotton, nylon, or other fibre, used for curtains, dresses, etc
- (as modifier)net curtains
- a strip of net that divides the playing area into two equal parts
- a shot that hits the net, whether or not it goes over
- a pitch surrounded by netting, used for practice
- a practice session in a net