[ur-ningz] /ˈɜr nɪŋz/
money ; wages; profits.
money or other payment earned
the profits of an enterprise
amount of money one makes (from labor or investment), 1732, from plural of verbal noun earning (Old English earnung “fact of deserving; what one deserves;” see earn).
[urn] /ɜrn/ verb (used with object) 1. to gain or get in return for one’s labor or service: to earn one’s living. 2. to merit as compensation, as for service; deserve: to receive more than one has earned. 3. to acquire through merit: to earn a reputation for honesty. 4. to gain as due return […]
noun 1. an island in the S Pacific, W of and belonging to Chile. About 45 sq. mi. (117 sq. km): gigantic statues. noun 1. an isolated volcanic island in the Pacific, 3700 km (2300 miles) west of Chile, of which it is a dependency: discovered on Easter Sunday, 1722; annexed by Chile in 1888; […]
- Easter islander
noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Easter Island
noun 1. (functioning as sing) another name for bistort (sense 1) 2. (Northern English, dialect) a pudding made from the young leaves of the bistort