- 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 productivity has increased, pay has stayed very low, and again, our federal minimum wage is well below where it would have been if it kept up with inflation and very far where it would have been if it kept up with productivity growth.Walmart and McDonald’s have the most workers on food stamps and Medicaid, new study shows|Eli Rosenberg|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
The first huge decoupling was between productivity and workers’ wages, where productivity continued to go up, but wages remained flat.Capitalism must be saved by capitalists, argue these pioneering ESG investors|kdunn6|November 15, 2020|Fortune
Lawsuit alleges wage theft by Mike Isabella at one of his shuttered restaurantsThe McPlant is coming. McDonald’s won’t name its supplier, but all signs point to Beyond Meat.|Tim Carman|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The group previously called Prop 22 a “corporate power grab,” keeping workers from health care, fair wages, and workers compensation.Uber, Lyft, and gig companies win big after Prop 22 passes in California|Danielle Abril|November 4, 2020|Fortune
While advocates have argued that the higher minimum wage would lift hundreds of thousands of Floridians out of poverty and allow them to pump more money into the economy, industry groups vociferously opposed the wage hike.
Indeed, more than 55,000 Pakistani troops are in Baluchistan waging a war of their own.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
MIAMI — Fidel Castro seized power in January 1959 after waging a guerilla war against then-dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Attkisson, meanwhile, has been fighting the same uphill battle that other investigative reporters are waging.Was Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Too Right-Wing for CBS?|Lloyd Grove|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hoge joined in, waging a proxy battle against a liberal blogger who accused Walker et al. of being scammers.
Paul said he would have voted against using force in Syria, and claimed Obama was unconstitutionally waging attacks.
What means had the Company of waging such a war, and what chance of achieving such a triumph?The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The contest now waging in Spain was but a portion of that great conflict which was going on elsewhere throughout the world.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
What he wanted was to gain time, and perpetuate the war, even though waging an unequal contest.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
It was a world-wide conspiracy—it was that very class-war which the established order was waging upon these men and their ideas!Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
He has abdicated government here by declaring us out of his protection, and waging war against us.Key-Notes of American Liberty|Various
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