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Antonyms for earn

fail, forfeit, give, surrender, hand over, let go, expend, shell out, part, spend, relinquish, pay, lay out, abandon, miss, grant, yield, give up, lose, transfer, consign, disburse, accord, transmit.

Quotes of earn

  1. A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well. – Jeff Bezos
  2. U. S. companies earn more from their investments in the EU than in the rest of the world combined. – John Bruton
  3. I mean, the Obama position has been, 'We think government ought to be spending this money, not the people who earn it.' – Eric Cantor
  4. I look upon life as a gift from God. I did nothing to earn it. Now that the time is coming to give it back, I have no right to complain. – Joyce Cary
  5. In today's knowledge -based economy, what you earn depends on what you learn. Jobs in the information technology sector, for example, pay 85 percent more than the private sector average. – William J. Clinton
  6. It wasn't success, because Teller and I, by the time Asparagus Valley got together- within a year, we had achieved all our goals. I mean, our goal was to earn our living doing exactly what we wanted. Which is many people's goal. – Penn Jillette
  7. Since we didn't use guns, we wanted to make sure we could earn the ability to win the audience over by making it believable. A lot of what you do when you work out in that mode is use your mental energy. – Lucy Liu
  8. Please don't retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them. – Anna Magnani
  9. I do have to earn a living, so I'm conscious of probable reactions from readers, but the most important one is still the awareness that if I'm not enjoying a story, the reader won't either. – Thomas Perry
  10. If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away. – Edith Piaf
  11. Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another. – Ayn Rand
  12. I earn and pay my own way as a great many women do today. – Dinah Shore
  13. I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement. – Donald Trump
  14. A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower -middle -class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat. – Allen West
  15. From beginning to end I worried that Ang Lee wouldn't be satisfied with my work. So I worked as hard as I could to earn his trust, because you only get a chance like this once. – Zhang Ziyi

Usage examples for earn

  1. " I know; we must earn it somehow," he said. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  2. " I don't s'pose it's any of my business," the latter said, when Teddy concluded the story; " but I wouldn't be afraid to bet all I shall earn this week that you'll have trouble with that feller before the scrape is over. – The Adventures of a Country Boy at a Country Fair by James Otis
  3. That was just what I was going to hand you- you get four hundred a week for this show, but you'll have to go in and earn it. – Blue-grass and Broadway by Maria Thompson Daviess
  4. I name that figure because it's my experience that I never could earn more; but the experience of other men may be different, and if they tell me they can earn ten, or twenty, or fifty thousand a year, I'm not prepared to say they can't do it. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  5. I will earn our living now." – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  6. One can't do absolutely nothing, and I don't quite see why I shouldn't earn a few honest dollars where I can. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  7. " I want Mickey to earn a whole lot of money," declared Sister that night as they were getting ready for bed. – Brother and Sister by Josephine Lawrence
  8. You've got to earn your own living, and your son's." – Herbert Carter's Legacy by Horatio Alger
  9. His family was poor, and he was forced at an early date to earn his own living, which he did by teaching school. – The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers by John Burroughs
  10. The plain truth is, I have a very little money in my pocket, no particular experience of life, and my bread to earn – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  11. He says I could earn three dollars a week now! – Nine Little Goslings by Susan Coolidge
  12. Aye, you’ ll learn what it is to earn your bread in the sweat of your brow. – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  13. Nothing is so sweet as what we earn for ourselves, woman dear. – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  14. He's always a- saying: " Once begin that, an' it's all up; you never earn no more of your own." – The Nether World by George Gissing
  15. I'll talk it over with Drayton; he'll no doubt be useful, and there's no reason why he shouldn't earn his share. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  16. Do you want to earn a little money? – The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories by Mary De Morgan
  17. After all, she helped to earn it! – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  18. This girl was going out to earn her living, and he would stay to make it possible. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  19. A kindly name is something which A man must earn before he's rich. – The Path to Home by Edgar A. Guest
  20. Dall was saying that she thought in two years of hard work we might- that is, my father and myself- earn enough to enable us to live in the south of France. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble

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