Synonyms of net


1. internet, net, cyberspace, computer network

usage: a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange

2. net, trap

usage: a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

3. net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings, income

usage: the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

4. net, goal

usage: a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)

5. net, game equipment

usage: game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton

6. net, network, mesh, meshing, meshwork, fabric, cloth, material, textile

usage: an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals


1. net, sack, sack up, clear, profit, gain, benefit

usage: make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"

2. net, clear, yield, pay, bear

usage: yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"

3. web, net, weave, tissue

usage: construct or form a web, as if by weaving

4. net, nett, catch, grab, take hold of

usage: catch with a net; "net a fish"


1. net (vs. gross), nett, clear, take-home

usage: remaining after all deductions; "net profit"

2. final, last, net, ultimate (vs. proximate)

usage: conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result"

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Definition and meaning of net (Dictionary)