take-home
nett ett adj. remaining after all deductions; same as {net} a., 3. Contrasted to {gross}. [Brit.] [Narrower terms: {take-home}]

Syn: net, clear. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • take-home — adjective (of salary or wages) remaining after all deductions including taxes • Similar to: ↑net, ↑nett * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from the phrase take home : that may be worked on without supervision outside the clas …   Useful english dictionary

  • take home — verb earn as a salary or wage How much does your wife take home after taxes and other deductions? • Syn: ↑bring home • Hypernyms: ↑gain, ↑take in, ↑clear, ↑make, ↑earn, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • take-home — noun a) Anything that one is given to bring home from an institutional setting. b) Take home pay …   Wiktionary

  • take-home — adj. Take home is used with these nouns: ↑message, ↑pay, ↑test …   Collocations dictionary

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  • take-home pay — ➔ pay1 * * * take home pay UK US noun [U] ( also take home, also take home income) ► HR, WORKPLACE the amount of money that you earn each month after tax, etc. has been taken away: »Non mortgage debt payments shouldn t exceed 10 to 15% of m …   Financial and business terms

  • take-home income — UK US noun [U] ► HR, WORKPLACE TAKE HOME PAY(Cf. ↑take home pay) …   Financial and business terms

  • take-home message — UK US noun [C] ► something that you learn from an experience, activity, etc.: »I guess the take home message here is that the more you get to see the candidate the more chance there is you might change your opinion …   Financial and business terms

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