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Adjective net has 2 senses
  1. net, nett - remaining after all deductions; "net profit"
    Antonyms: gross, overall, total
  2. final, last, net - conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"
    Antonym: proximate (indirect, via ultimate)
Noun net has 6 senses
  1. Internet, Net, cyberspace - a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    --1 is a kind of computer network
  2. net - a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
    --2 is a kind of
    trap
    --2 has particulars: brail; fishnet, fishing net
    Derived form: verb net4
  3. 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)
    --3 is a kind of income
    --3 has parts: share, portion, part, percentage
    --3 has particulars:
     earning per share; windfall profit; killing, cleanup; fast buck, quick buck; gross profit, gross profit margin, margin; markup; accumulation; dividend
    Derived form: verb net2
  4. net - a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
    --4 is a kind of
    goal
    --4 has particulars: cage
  5. net - game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
    --5 is a kind of
    game equipment
    --5 has particulars: volleyball net
  6. net, network, mesh, meshing, meshwork - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    --6 is a kind of fabric, cloth, material, textile
    --6 has parts: backbone
    --6 has particulars:
     chicken wire; gauze, netting, veiling; hairnet; reseau; safety net; save-all; snood; spark arrester, sparker; tulle; wirework, grillwork
    Derived form: verb net3
Verb net has 4 senses
  1. net, sack, sack up, clear - make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
    --1 is one way to profit, gain, benefit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. net, clear - yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
    --2 is one way to yield, pay, bear
    Derived form: noun net3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. web, net - construct or form a web, as if by weaving
    --3 is one way to weave, tissue
    Derived forms: noun net6, noun netting2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. net, nett - catch with a net; "net a fish"
    --4 is one way to catch, grab, take hold of
    Derived form: noun net2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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