Definition of Salary

1. Noun. Something that remunerates. "They saved a quarter of all their earnings"

Exact synonyms: Earnings, Pay, Remuneration, Wage
Specialized synonyms: Combat Pay, Double Time, Found, Half-pay, Living Wage, Merit Pay, Minimum Wage, Pay Envelope, Pay Packet, Sick Pay, Strike Pay, Take-home Pay
Generic synonyms: Regular Payment
Group relationships: Payroll, Paysheet
Derivative terms: Earn, Pay, Pay, Pay, Pay, Remunerate



Definition of Salary

1. a. Saline

2. n. The recompense or consideration paid, or stipulated to be paid, to a person at regular intervals for services; fixed wages, as by the year, quarter, or month; stipend; hire.

3. v. t. To pay, or agree to pay, a salary to; to attach salary to; as, to salary a clerk; to salary a position.

Definition of Salary

1. Noun. A fixed amount of money paid to a worker, usually measured on a monthly or annual basis, not hourly, as wages. Implies a degree of professionalism and/or autonomy. ¹

2. Verb. To pay on the basis of a period of a week or longer, especially to convert from another form of compensation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Salary

1. to pay a periodic, fixed compensation to [v -RIED, -RYING, -RIES]

Medical Definition of Salary

1. Origin: F. Salarie, L. Salarium, originally, salt money, the money given to the Roman soldiers for salt, which was a part of thir pay, fr. Salarius belonging to salt, fr. Sal salt. See Salt. The recompense or consideration paid, or stipulated to be paid, to a person at regular intervals for services; fixed wages, as by the year, quarter, or month; stipend; hire. "This is hire and salary, not revenge." (Shak) Recompense for services paid at, or reckoned by, short intervals, as a day or week, is usually called wages. Synonym: Stipend, pay, wages, hire, allowance. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salary

salamandrous
salami
salami tactics
salami technique
salamis
salamon
salamons
salamstone
salangane
salanganes
salariat
salariats
salaried
salaries
salaries and fringe benefits
salary (current term)
salary cap
salary cut
salary increase
salarying
salaryman
salarymen
salat
salats
salband
salbands
salbutamol
salbutamol sulphate
salchow
salchows

Literary usage of Salary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report by Michigan State Highway Dept (1910)
"F. Hall, salary and expense : $164 HW Mitchell, salary and expense ., 20 21 RA Garber, salary and expense 484 75 DW Morrison, salary and expense 57 HB ..."

2. Biennial Report by Michigan State Highway Dept (1910)
"F. Hall, salary and expense : $164 HW Mitchell, salary and expense ., 20 21 RA Garber, salary and expense 484 75 DW Morrison, salary and expense 57 HB ..."

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