1. [ adjective ] remaining after all deductions
Synonyms: nett

"net profit"

Related terms: gross take-home clear
2. [ noun ] (clothing) an interconnected or intersecting configuration or system of components
Synonyms: network reticulation meshwork meshing mesh

"there was a hole in the network where some of the strands were broken" "he used a copper frame with copper meshing"

Related terms: system reseau computer_network grid hairnet chicken_wire reseau gauze reticle save-all snood spark_arrester early_warning_system safety_net tulle wirework backbone enmesh
3. [ noun ] (computer science) a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
Synonyms: cyberspace internet
Related terms: computer_network
4. [ noun ] a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
Related terms: trap fishnet brail
5. [ verb ] make as a net profit
Synonyms: sack_up clear sack

"The company cleared $1 million"

Related terms: profit gain
6. [ adjective ] conclusive in a process or progression
Synonyms: last final

"the final answer" "a last resort" "the net result"

Related terms: ultimate
7. [ verb ] construct or form a web, as if by weaving
Synonyms: web
Related terms: weave network network webbing web
8. [ verb ] (business) yield as a net profit
Synonyms: clear

"This sale netted me $1 million"

Related terms: yield
9. [ noun ] (ice hockey,soccer,games) a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
Related terms: goal cage soccer
10. [ noun ] (business) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
Synonyms: profits profit earnings net_profit lucre net_income
Related terms: income dividend accumulation killing gross_profit windfall_profit markup earning_per_share fast_buck share profit
11. [ verb ] catch with a net
Synonyms: nett

"net a fish"

Related terms: catch
12. [ noun ] (tennis,games) game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
Related terms: game_equipment volleyball_net
13. [ noun ] (clothing) an open fabric woven together at regular intervals
Synonyms: mesh
Related terms: fabric reseau safety_net save-all snood spark_arrester hairnet tulle wirework gauze
Similar spelling:   newt