Definitions of net

  1. To make into or catch in a net; make or use nets; ensnare.
  2. an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
  3. To make into a net; to make n the style of network; as, to net silk.
  4. To take in a net; to capture by stratagem or wile.
  5. To inclose or cover with a net; as, to net a tree.
  6. To produce or gain as clear profit; as, he netted a thousand dollars by the operation.
  7. To make into a net or network; catch in a net; to snare; produce as clear profit.
  8. To form as network: to take with a net.
  9. To produce as clear profit:- pr. p. netting; pa. t. and pa. p. netted.
  10. Clear of all deductions.
  11. To form as network; take with a net.
  12. To yield in clear profit.
  13. To form network or netting; to knit.
  14. To make nets or network.
  15. To form network:- pr. p. netting; pa. t, and pa. p. netted.
  16. yield as a net profit; " This sale netted me $ 1 million"
  17. catch with a net; " net a fish"
  18. make as a net profit; " The company cleared $ 1 million"
  19. construct or form a web, as if by weaving
  20. To make into a net or network; to capture with or as with a net.
  21. To realise a clear profit.
  22. To receive or produce as clear profit.
  23. an interconnected or intersecting configuration or system of components; " there was a hole in the network where some of the strands were broken"; " he used a copper frame with copper meshing"
  24. a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
  25. game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
  26. a goal lined with netting ( as in soccer or hockey)
  27. A fabric made of twine knotted into meshes or holes; any scheme to entrap; a snare.
  28. Netting.
  29. An instrument of twine knotted into meshes for catching birds, fishes, etc.: anything like a net: a snare: a difficulty.
  30. Instrument of twine knotted in meshes for catching fish, & c.; alight open fabric; a snare.
  31. An open fabric, especially one made for the capture of fishes, birds, etc.
  32. An instrument for catching fish, birds, or wild beasts, formed with twine or thread knotted in meshes; anything similar in form or purpose; a snare.
  33. A texture with open meshes, made of twine, thread, & c., used for catching fish or birds; a snare; an inextricable difficulty.
  34. remaining after all deductions; " net profit"
  35. Without spot; pure; shining.
  36. Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat; as, net wine, etc.
  37. 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.
  38. Clear of all charges; as, net gain: opposite to gross; as, net weight: drag net, a net to be drawn along the bottom of the water.
  39. Clear of all charges or deductions: opposed to gross.
  40. Free and clear after all deductions.
  41. Neat; unadulterated; clear of all deductions or charges.
  42. Pure; unadulterated; clear of all charges or deductions, as net profit, net weight.
  43. Netted.