- 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
How to use wage in a sentence
As a consular official, he is responsible for protecting Guatemalans here, and he doesn’t believe minors should be working factory jobs, earning minimum wages, in sometimes dangerous conditions.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
The company will increase the premium it pays above the minimum wage in the markets it operates.
The data squares with other research that has explored the consequences of low wages at some of the country’s biggest corporations.Walmart and McDonald’s have the most workers on food stamps and Medicaid, new study shows|Eli Rosenberg|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
Productivity and wages moved in tandem for the better part of 30 years.Capitalism must be saved by capitalists, argue these pioneering ESG investors|kdunn6|November 15, 2020|Fortune
She showed how Methodist was suing and garnishing the wages of thousands of patients for unpaid hospital bills.
The Kulahu strike was part of a widening covert war being waged by Iran inside Pakistan.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For three decades, ‘Puck’ waged war on all things holy—politicians, social mores, and the news.
China, like the U.S., has long waged a war against drugs, for good reason.Chinese Getting Hooked on the Middle East's Favorite Drug|Brendon Hong|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A three-way tabloid circulation war was being waged amid a three-way mayoral election.
The global capital of clubbing has a secret—there's an underground war being waged to be the top club impresario in town.
He waged war all night with these pests, which ran over his bed and made a hideous noise.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
I think this is a wicked, wicked war, waged to perpetuate slavery and to destroy the Union.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Against plays, players, and playgoers they waged in pulpit and pamphlet a warfare characterized by the most intense fanaticism.Shakespearean Playhouses|Joseph Quincy Adams
Thenceforward a paper war was waged between the two political divisions of journalism.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
A war will be waged through an unrestricted press upon your government and your people.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
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