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Noun earnings has 2 senses
- net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
--1 is a kind of income
--1 has parts: share, portion, part, percentage
--1 has particulars:
- wage, pay, earnings, remuneration, salary - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
--2 is a kind of regular payment
--2 is a part of payroll, paysheet
--2 has particulars: