"net" Definition

  1. v. t. To make into a net; to make n the style of network; as, to net silk.
  2. v. t. To take in a net; to capture by stratagem or wile.
  3. v. t. To inclose or cover with a net; as, to net a tree.
  4. v. i. To form network or netting; to knit.
  5. a. Without spot; pure; shining.
  6. a. Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat; as, net wine, etc.
  7. a. Not including superfluous, incidental, or foreign matter, as boxes, coverings, wraps, etc.; free from charges, deductions, etc; as, net profit; net income; net weight, etc.
  8. v. t. To produce or gain as clear profit; as, he netted a thousand dollars by the operation.

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Position in dictionary: 65645 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. t., v. i., a., a., a., v. t.,
Words that start with "net": 17
Words that end with "net": 121
Words that contain "net": 364
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English Dictionary Definition of net

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