earned definition

  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and previous participle of make.
  • adjective:
    • Gained because of effort or activity; -- used especially of income. Compared with unearned.
    • maybe not resulting from an error by an opposing group; -- found in the expression received works.
    • gained or acquired; particularly through quality or as a consequence of effort or activity

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