Definition of Wage

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




2. Verb. Carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns). "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe"
Exact synonyms: Engage
Generic synonyms: Contend, Fight, Struggle
Specialized synonyms: Offer, Provide, Put Up
Derivative terms: Engagement

Definition of Wage

1. v. t. To pledge; to hazard on the event of a contest; to stake; to bet, to lay; to wager; as, to wage a dollar.

2. v. i. To bind one's self; to engage.

3. n. That which is staked or ventured; that for which one incurs risk or danger; prize; gage.

4. v. t. To pledge; to hazard on the event of a contest; to stake; to bet, to lay; to wager; as, to wage a dollar.

5. v. i. To bind one's self; to engage.

6. n. That which is staked or ventured; that for which one incurs risk or danger; prize; gage.

Definition of Wage

1. Noun. An amount of money paid to a worker for a specified quantity of work, usually expressed on an hourly basis. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To wager, bet. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To employ for wages; to hire. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To conduct or carry out (a war or other contest). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wage

1. to engage in or carry on [v WAGED, WAGING, WAGES]

Medical Definition of Wage

1. 1. That which is staked or ventured; that for which one incurs risk or danger; prize; gage. "That warlike wage." 2. That for which one labors; meed; reward; stipulated payment for service performed; hire; pay; compensation; at present generally used in the plural. See Wages. "My day's wage." . "At least I earned my wage." . "Pay them a wage in advance." . "The wages of virtue." . "By Tom Thumb, a fairy page, He sent it, and doth him engage, By promise of a mighty wage, It secretly to carry." (Drayton) "Our praises are our wages." (Shak) "Existing legislation on the subject of wages." (Encyc. Brit) Wage is used adjectively and as the first part of compounds which are usually self-explaining; as, wage worker, or wage-worker; wage-earner, etc. Board wages. See 1st Board. Synonym: Hire, reward, stipend, salary, allowance, pay, compensation, remuneration, fruit. Origin: OF. Wage, gage, guarantee, engagement. See Wage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wage

wafted
wafter
wafters
wafting
waftings
wafts
wafture
waftures
wafty
wag
wag-at-the-wall
wag-halter
wag-halters
wag-on-the-wall
wagati
wage (current term)
wage-earning
wage claim
wage concession
wage earner
wage earners
wage floor
wage freeze
wage hike
wage increase
wage scale
wage schedule
wage setter
wage slave
wage slaves

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