Antonyms for earned

honorary, unearned.

Quotes of earned

  1. For almost anyone who chooses to be a writer, since so very few writers are able to learn a living from their work that is equivalent to the living earned by the average dentist or accountant. – Russell Banks
  2. I have grown up alone. I've taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18. – Ingrid Bergman
  3. A dollar saved is a quarter earned – John Ciardi
  4. I have earned enough to take it a bit easier now. – Miguel Indurain
  5. A wise and frugal Government, which shall retrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned – Thomas Jefferson
  6. So when I got out of the military, I went back to school in biology, and earned a biology degree at the University of Texas, and then did some graduate work in it. – Elizabeth Moon
  7. Money won is twice as sweet as money earned – Paul Newman
  8. People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I earned everything I've got. – Richard M. Nixon
  9. When you have a baby, love is automatic, when you get married, love is earned – Marie Osmond
  10. I think sequels should be earned and we won't do it unless the script is better than the first one. – Jay Roach
  11. I earned the right to get in the team, and fought every game to be in it. – Graham Roberts
  12. My legislation, the Simple Savings Tax Relief Act of 2005, simply eliminates the taxation of interest earned in savings accounts, such as passbook savings accounts or bank certificates of deposit. – Cliff Stearns
  13. Walter, who had been in the lead all day, was the first to scramble up; a native Alaskan, he is the first human being to set foot upon the top of Alaska's great mountain, and he had well earned the lifelong distinction. – Hudson Stuck
  14. You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned – Judith Viorst

Usage examples for earned

  1. That was more money than he had ever earned thought Sarah. – Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah
  2. I earned it for you. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  3. I think I have earned mine to- night! – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  4. He earned it, and it's his. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  5. Thou hast earned it. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon
  6. You've all earned your breakfast now, and you shall have it. – The High School Boys' Training Hike by H. Irving Hancock
  7. Must I examined be, to show what rank I've earned – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  8. I earned five- and- twenty shillings a week, and I'd made up my mind that we must save out of it. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  9. I had to go where money could be earned – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  10. I earned no money except what we made on patches. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  11. Marcel had that in his mind which he was determined to do before their well- earned rest beside the camp- fire was taken. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  12. It's hard- earned money, Miss Granger, when all's said and done. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. I earned it and I shall eat it. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  14. His master was well pleased, and told all his neighbors how happy his Tom was to get back again, and gave all the money he had earned since he had been gone. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  15. The stick had earned their complete respect. – Tales by Polish Authors by Various
  16. You had earned a rest. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  17. His future was his own, and he had earned the right to that. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  18. It seemed to me that a name once earned carried with it too much favour. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  19. " And remember, both of you," went on the captain, when he had placed the second cross on Sanson's coat, " that it isn't the medal that counts, but the deed which has earned it." – Under Boy Scout Colors by Joseph Bushnell Ames
  20. It has to be earned – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn

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