netted netted  /ˈnɛ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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. (n) a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
  3. (n) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  4. (n) a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
  5. (n) game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
  6. (n) an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
  7. (v) make as a net profit
  8. (v) yield as a net profit
  9. (v) construct or form a web, as if by weaving
  10. (v) catch with a net
  11. (adj) remaining after all deductions
  12. (adj) conclusive in a process or progression
  13. (adj) having open interstices or resembling a web

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He netted more delegates in Mississippi and Wyoming than Senator Clinton netted on March 4.
  2. But if there are fears that organized, multinational crime has come to quiet places like Woodbridge, Ontario, the international coordination that netted Caruana is encouraging.
  3. Wolfson immediately restored the $2 dividend, paying out a total of $480,000 to himself and other stockholders the first year, though the company netted only $332,000.

News

  1. Executives who fraudulently won contracts for minority-owned businesses going to jail

    A Virginia executive who prosecutors say was at the center of a scheme that netted him and others more than $31 million in government contracts meant for small, minority-owned businesses was sentenced Friday to two years and three months in federal prison.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  2. Teens involved in gas drive-off in Elliston

    A reported gas drive-off by two vehicles from a gas station in Elliston netted more than just gas thieves.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KXLH Helena

  3. Domestic dispute call nets robbery suspect

    A 911 call about a domestic dispute earlier this week netted responding deputies a suspect in an unusual armed robbery case.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

Quotes

  1. "He is strong and quick, with an eye for goal and if he is anything like the other South and Central American imports we have brought in to the club, we have netted another gem," Wigan manager Steve Bruce said.
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Steve Bruce Source: USA Today

  2. "The ankle feels good. Obviously, we netted yesterday and I didn't bowl, I will probably bowl tomorrow," Flintoff told reporters in Melbourne on Saturday. "There's no secret, I've had some discomfort in it over the past week. I'm not...
    on Dec 22, 2006 By: Andrew Flintoff Source: Reuters.uk

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