What is the opposite of gross?

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Adjective
(of income or profit) Opposite of without deduction of tax or other contributions
“The company constantly uses nonrecurring items such as restructuring charges to make its net income look better than cash flow would suggest.”
Adjective
Opposite of vulgar or coarse in nature
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“Brian is recognized as a comedian with unprecedented mass appeal and for the fact that his enormous arsenal of jokes is entirely clean.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking refinement in behavior or manner
“Prince Napoleon was the acknowledged hero of the hour, surprising everyone by his genius as a statesman, by his charm as a cultivated gentleman and man of the world.”
Adjective
Opposite of conspicuously or obviously bad, wrong or offensive
“No monk was infallible and it was recognized that everyone would at some point commit a minor transgression.”
Adjective
Opposite of very unpleasant to the point of causing disgust
“It was a traditional wooden house, but recently rebuilt, so there was a pleasant smell of cedar as I entered the porch.”
Adjective
Opposite of unattractively fat or bloated
“She was a slender woman, almost frail, hiding the grief in her washed-out eyes behind a black veil.”
Adjective
Opposite of vulgar or indecent in nature or quality
“They advocated clean comedy and, therefore, scrupulously avoided smut and double entendre.”
Adjective
Opposite of repulsive or not aesthetically pleasant
“He looked attractive in pajama bottoms and that white, washed-out shirt.”
Adjective
Opposite of obscene or offensive in nature
“Brian always managed to still be funny while sticking to telling wholesome jokes.”
Adjective
(in amount) Opposite of exceedingly large
“Only the frugal ones would find value in meager sums of money.”
Adjective
Opposite of suggestively offensive or ill-natured
“We have received some very complimentary remarks from our customers about the facilities and the services we offer.”
Adjective
Opposite of being predominant across, or applying to, a broad spectrum
“His dissent gives a clear insight into his limited, narrow view of individual liberties.”
Adjective
Opposite of of an unwieldily great size
“The included electronic flash is powerful enough for your after-dark and indoor lighting needs but is also compact enough to carry around for daylight flash.”
Adjective
Opposite of arousing revulsion or strong indignation
“There are several other instances of his generosity, which though less known, are equally commendable.”
Adjective
Opposite of highly obvious or conspicuous
Adjective
Opposite of not having had objectionable content removed
Adjective
Opposite of very disgusting, dirty or unpleasant
“Reading Robinson Crusoe gave me a firm conviction that I should be cast away on a beautiful island with a beach to kill for.”
Adjective
Opposite of constituting or referring to all of something
“Members of the public were only allowed to see an incomplete version of the official report.”
Adjective
Opposite of total or entire
“There is a partial section of our community that wants to be self-sufficient.”
Adjective
Opposite of conspicuously or obviously bad, wrong or offensive
“He planned an operation requiring covert surveillance to arrest several suspects.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to humankind's material existence as distinct from a spiritual or heavenly one
Noun
Opposite of the total or whole, usually of profit or income
“Although the London quoted market price is higher, after transaction costs the net is lower.”
Noun
Opposite of the whole of something
“Don't be ridiculous! It will only take a fraction of your precious time to mow the lawn.”
Noun
Opposite of a quantity or amount of money or profits received
Verb
Opposite of to earn or receive in total
“Sam would net ten percent of every sale.”
Verb
Opposite of to earn through work or effort
Verb
Opposite of to receive payment for work
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