Definition of net

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • net is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 3
  • net is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 3
  • net is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 4

Definition of net


  • the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. earnings
    2. lucre
    3. net income
    4. net profit
    5. profit
    6. profits
  • an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. mesh
    2. meshing
    3. meshwork
    4. network
  • a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. cyberspace
    2. internet
  • yield as a net profit (verb)

    Examples

    1. This sale netted me $1 million

    Synonyms

    1. clear
  • make as a net profit (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. clear
    2. sack
    3. sack up
  • construct or form a web, as if by weaving (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. web
  • catch with a net (verb)

    Examples

    1. net a fish

    Synonyms

    1. nett
  • conclusive in a process or progression (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the net result

    Synonyms

    1. final
    2. last
  • remaining after all deductions (adjective)

    Examples

    1. net profit

    Synonyms

    1. nett
  • a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey) (noun)
  • a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects (noun)
  • game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton (noun)

See definition of net in Merriam Webster

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