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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English net

Noun

Singular
net

Plural
{{{1}}}

net ({{{1}}})
  1. A mesh of string, cord, or rope.
  2. A device made from such mesh, generally used for catching fish.
  3. A device made from such mesh, generally used for trapping something.
  4. Anything that has the appearance of such a device.
    Petri net
  5. (by extension) A trap.
    caught in the prosecuting attorney's net
  6. (geometry) Of a polyhedron, any set of polygons joined edge to edge that, when folded along the edges between adjoining polygons so that the outer edges touch, form that polyhedron.
  7. (computing) A computer network.
  8. (sports) A framework backed by a mesh, serving as the goal in hockey, soccer, lacrosse, etc.
    The striker headed the ball into the net to make it 1-0.
  9. (sports) A mesh stretched to divide the court in tennis, badminton, volleyball, etc.
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Verb

Infinitive
to net

Third person singular
net

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to net (third-person singular simple present net, present participle t, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To catch by means of a net.
  2. (transitive) (figuratively) To catch in a trap.
  3. (transitive) (soccer) To score (a goal).
    Evans netted the winner in the 80th minute.
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Etymology 2

Via Middle English and Middle French, compare French net

Alternative spellings

Adjective

net (not comparable)

Positive
net

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Remaining after expenses or deductions.
    net profit ; net weight
  2. Final.
    net result; net conclusion
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Noun

Singular
net

Plural
{{{1}}}

net ({{{1}}})
  1. The amount remaining after expenses are deducted; profit.
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Verb

Infinitive
to net

Third person singular
net

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to net (third-person singular simple present net, present participle t, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To receive as profit.
    The company nets $30 on every sale.
  2. To fully hedge a position.
    Every party is netting their position with a counter-party
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Catalan

Adjective

net m. (feminine neta, masculine plural nets, feminine plural netes)

Singular
net
neta f.

Plural
nets m.
netes f.

  1. clean
  2. net

Adverb

net

  1. cleanly

Dutch

Adverb

net

  1. just (nearly)
  2. just recently

Derived terms


Faroese

Etymology

Old Norse net.

Noun

net n

  1. net (fowling, sports), mesh, the material to make a "nót" (fishing net)
  2. net network (computing)
  3. net for carrying hay

Declension

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative net netið net netini
Accusative net netið net netini
Dative neti netinum netum netunum
Genitive nets netsins neta netanna

French

Etymology

Latin nitidus

Pronunciation

Adjective

net

  1. clean
  2. clear
  3. neat
  4. net

Icelandic

Declension of net
(singular) (plural)
(indefinite) (definite) (indefinite) (definite)
nominative net netið net netin
accusative net netið net netin
dative neti netinu netum netunum
genitive nets netsins neta netanna
Other words with the same declension

Etymology

Old Norse.

Noun

net n.

  1. net
  2. (Internet) (used with (definite) article) internet

Synonyms


Kven

Pronoun

net

  1. (personal) they

Synonyms


Old English

Etymology

Akin to Old High German nezzi, Old Norse net

Noun

net m

  1. net

West Frisian

Adverb

net

  1. not

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