Definitions of wages

  1. That which is paid at stated periods for labour or services-usually restricted to weekly, fortnightly, or monthly sums paid to labourers and mechanics; payment; recompense; reward. Note.-Pay is applied to the sums paid to naval and military men, and fees or salary to profesional men, clerks, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. (used as sing.) Wage: that which is paid for services. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Hire; payment for service. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. Hire; reward; that which is paid or stipulated for services, chiefly of a mechanical character. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for wages

  1. Flemming gave him half his summer wages – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. And getting no wages – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson