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Noun
Something that causes one to be trapped or caught
“A lie begets a lie, and before the child knows it, he is caught in a net of lies that can overwhelm him.”
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A fabric or material consisting of crisscrossing threads or strands
“Another variation to try is to place a thin voile net over the window.”
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An organized and interconnected group, system or pattern
“In 1993, the economic regions were creating a net of private farms.”
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An intricate or convoluted structure, pattern or arrangement
“The film consists of a convoluted net of references that trap the narrative and its main character in a representational mess.”
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The amount (of money) remaining after expenses or deductions
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“If you borrowed $50,000, you would have to earn a net of $103,000 to retire the debt.”
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The central aspect of something an argument or consideration
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An amount of fish caught
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(fishing) A net dragged across the bottom of a body of water
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The total, aggregate or sum of a given material or objects
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Extensive electronic network
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Net worn on the head
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The heaviness of an object, substance, or person
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Basketball goal
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A barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to prevent or control access or escape
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A person or corporation's available money
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Verb
To capture, especially with a trap or a net
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“She had made such detailed plans to net her prey, only to find the plans were unnecessary as he had no intention of putting up a struggle.”
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To earn or gain, especially as an income or profit
“The pair would net tens of millions of dollars in profit from the sale of their stake in the company.”
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To come into possession of
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To yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
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Deprive of freedom of action
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Catch or try to catch fish, typically by using a net or hook and line
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To proceed or turn out in a specified way
Adjective
(of profit or earnings) Remaining after the deduction of tax or other contributions
“We can see that Mr. Bunn's business has ended the year with a small net profit.”
Adjective
Being generally the case after all factors have been taken into account
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“That appears to be the net consensus of many investigators.”
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Being finally the case after all factors have been taken into account
“The net effect of these factors is the accumulation of a large foreign debt by these countries.”
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Remaining after the greater part or quantity has gone
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Made of lace or decorated with it
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