Emolument

  • 21emolument — /i mol yeuh meuhnt/, n. profit, salary, or fees from office or employment; compensation for services: Tips are an emolument in addition to wages. [1470 80; < L emolumentum advantage, benefit, equiv. to emol(ere) to grind out, produce by grinding&#8230; …

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  • 22emolument — [15] Just as a salary was originally a ‘payment for salt’, so emolument appears to have been a particular kind of payment – in this case for flour – which later became generalized in meaning. Latin ēmolere meant ‘grind out’ (it was a compound&#8230; …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 23emolument — noun, formal his name alone is worth the emolument they re willing to offer Syn: salary, pay, payment, wage(s), earnings, allowance, stipend, honorarium, reward, premium; fee, charge, consideration; income, profit, gain …

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  • 24emolument — [15] Just as a salary was originally a ‘payment for salt’, so emolument appears to have been a particular kind of payment – in this case for flour – which later became generalized in meaning. Latin ēmolere meant ‘grind out’ (it was a compound&#8230; …

    Word origins

  • 25emolument — n. a salary, fee, or profit from employment or office. Etymology: ME f. OF emolument or L emolumentum, orig. prob. payment for corn grinding , f. emolere (as E , molere grind) …

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  • 26emolument — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin emolumentum advantage, from emolere to produce by grinding, from e + molere to grind more at meal Date: 15th century 1. the returns arising from office or employment usually in the form of compensation&#8230; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 27emolument — noun /ɪˈmɒlyəmənt/ Payment for an office or employment; compensation for a job, which is usually monetary …

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  • 28Emolument — Emo|lu|mẹnt, das; s, e [lat. emolumentum = Vorteil, Nutzen, zu: emoliri = hervorbringen, zustande bringen] (veraltet): 1. Nutzen, Vorteil. 2. Nebeneinnahme: ∙ dass er ... eins der subalternen Ämter übernehmen und solches ohne e führen wolle&#8230; …

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  • 29emolument — e|mo|lu|ment Mot Agut Nom masculí …

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  • 30emolument — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. payment, compensation, returns; see pay 2 . See Synonym Study at wage . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Payment for work done: compensation, earnings, fee, hire, pay, remuneration, salary, stipend, wage. See PAY …

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  • 31emolument — e|mol|u|ment [ıˈmɔljumənt US ıˈma:l ] n [U and C] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: emolumentum miller s payment , from emolere to crush, grind up ] formal money or another form of payment for work you have done …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32Emolument — Emo|lu|ment das; s, e &LT;aus gleichbed. lat. emolumentum zu emoliri »heraus , hervorbringen«&GT; (veraltet) 1. Nutzen, Vorteil. 2. Nebeneinnahme …

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  • 33emolument — e|mol|u|ment [ ı maljəmənt ] noun count VERY FORMAL payment that you receive for your work …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 34emolument — [[t]ɪmɒ̱ljʊmənt[/t]] emoluments N COUNT: usu pl Emoluments are money or other forms of payment which a person receives for doing work. [FORMAL] He could earn up to ₤1m a year in salary and emoluments from many directorships …

    English dictionary

  • 35emolument — e·mol·u·ment || ɪ mÉ’ljÊŠmÉ™nt n. profit, salary, fee (received in a job or office) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 36emolument — [ɪ mɒljʊm(ə)nt, ɛ ] noun formal a salary, fee, or benefit from employment or office. Origin ME: from L. emolumentum, orig. prob. payment for grinding corn , from emolere grind up …

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  • 37emolument — n. 1. Gain, lucre, pay, compensation, remuneration, profits, wages, salary, stipend, income, hire, pecuniary profit. 2. Advantage, profit, benefit …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 38emolument — noun (C) formal money or another form of payment for work you have done …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 39emolument — n 1. remuneration, payment, pay, Brit. Sl. get, compensation, consideration; salary, wages, earnings; perquisites, Inf. perks, fringe benefits, Inf. fringes, Inf. extras; hire, fee, stipend, honorarium, allowance; profit, proceeds, revenue,&#8230; …

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  • 40emolument — emol·u·ment …

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