Wage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |weɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word wage
Brit.  |weɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word wage


- something that remunerates(syn: earnings, pay, remuneration, salary)


- carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)(syn: engage)


Both of them make decent wages.

The table and chairs cost two weeks' wages.

The company offers competitive wages and good benefits.

The company gave workers a four percent wage increase this year.

They waged a guerrilla war against the government.

Local activists are waging a campaign to end homelessness in the region.

The wages of sin is death.

He earns a good wage.

The wage increases will come into effect in June.

The police are waging war on drug pushers in the city.

The council has waged a vigorous campaign against the proposal.

Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

She worked for wage rates below those of other workers.

The workers won wage advances.

Their average daily wage is only five dollars.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: wage
he/she/it: wages
present participle: waging
past tense: waged
past participle: waged
singular: wage
plural: wages
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