Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun net

6 senses of net

Sense 1
internet, net, cyberspace -- (a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange)
       => computer network -- ((computer science) a network of computers)

Sense 2
net -- (a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects)
       => trap -- (a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned)

Sense 3
net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings -- (the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses))
       => income -- (the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time)

Sense 4
net -- (a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey))
       => goal -- (game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points)

Sense 5
net -- (game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton)
       => game equipment -- (equipment or apparatus used in playing a game)

Sense 6
net, network, mesh, meshing, meshwork -- (an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals)
       => fabric, cloth, material, textile -- (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb net

4 senses of net

Sense 1
net, sack, sack up, clear -- (make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million")
       => profit, gain, benefit -- (derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience")

Sense 2
net, clear -- (yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million")
       => yield, pay, bear -- (bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?")

Sense 3
web, net -- (construct or form a web, as if by weaving)
       => weave, tissue -- (create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles")

Sense 4
net, nett -- (catch with a net; "net a fish")
       => catch, grab, take hold of -- (take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!")

Antonyms of adj net

2 senses of net

Sense 1
net (vs. gross), nett -- (remaining after all deductions; "net profit")

gross (vs. net) -- (before any deductions; "gross income")
        => overall -- (including everything; "the overall cost")

Sense 2
final, last, net -- (conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result")

INDIRECT (VIA ultimate) -> proximate -- (closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects; "news of his proximate arrival"; "interest in proximate rather than ultimate goals")

Similarity of adj net

2 senses of net

Sense 1
net (vs. gross), nett -- (remaining after all deductions; "net profit")
       => clear -- (clear of charges or deductions; "a clear profit")
       => take-home -- ((of salary or wages) remaining after all deductions including taxes)

Sense 2
final, last, net -- (conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result")
       => ultimate (vs. proximate) -- (furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme; "the ultimate achievement"; "the ultimate question"; "man's ultimate destiny"; "the ultimate insult"; "one's ultimate goal in life")

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