- to stake or wager.
- to pledge.
Origin of wage
synonym study for wage
OTHER WORDS FROM wagewageless, adjectivewage·less·ness, nounun·der·wage, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wagesalary, wages
Words nearby wage
How to use wage in a sentence
Minimum-wage debates for years have been tempered by warnings that companies would lay off many people to pay higher wages to some.CBO report finds $15 minimum wage would cost jobs but lower poverty levels|Eli Rosenberg|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
He might have, for example, made it de rigueur for large companies to help employees in entry-level jobs work their way into a solid middle-class life, with strong wages and fair benefits.Weekend edition—Jeff Bezos’s unfinished business, pandemic-style Super Bowl, emoji capitalism|Susan Howson|February 6, 2021|Quartz
He might have, for example, made Amazon the kind of place that helps employees in entry-level jobs work their way into a solid middle-class life, with strong wages and fair benefits.The unfinished business Jeff Bezos leaves behind at Amazon|Lila MacLellan|February 3, 2021|Quartz
So higher wages mean higher spending, which means faster economic growth.
Another league executive said the partnership will have a focus on wage equality for female athletes and that 50 percent of revenue going to the players was a big motivator.
He was treated like an immigrant, working for minimum wage, missing his family and having to move on from his musical career.
Of course, declining or stagnant wage growth started well before this president took office.
Even public-service lawyering jobs, while underpaid for the field, still pay better than low-wage warehouse labor.
The Supreme Court just handed a big holiday present to low-wage workers across America in the form of a giant f*ck you.
Who will want to enter this profession for a poverty wage and little or no paid time off?
Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.
If the high wage is paid and the short hours are granted, then the price of the thing made, so it seems, rises higher still.
The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.
They wage war as a tribe on account of wrongs done to a private individual.
The minimum wage law ought to form, in one fashion or another, a part of the code of every community.
British Dictionary definitions for wage
- (often plural) payment in return for work or services, esp that made to workmen on a daily, hourly, weekly, or piece-work basisCompare salary
- (as modifier)wage freeze