(of a person) obtain (money) in return for labor or services:
they earn $35 per hour
(of an activity or action) cause (someone) to obtain (money):
this latest win earned them $50,000 in prize money.
(of capital invested) gain (money) as interest or profit.
gain or incur deservedly in return for one's behavior or achievements:
through the years she has earned affection and esteem.
EARN Acronym for European Academic and Research Network.
Originally established in the mid-1980s, EARN was initially a European copy of the IBM-sponsored Bitnet
system and used the same software running only on IBM 370 architecture systems. As with Bitnet, the software was subsequently ported onto other hardware, especially onto Digital Equipment's VAX systems, and the functionality was expanded from the original message switching system that used large-scale systems as the message switches to one using separate front-end systems.
earn one's corn put in a lot of effort to show that one deserves one's wages.
earn one's keep work in return for food and accommodation.
See also a penny saved is a penny earned
the sea eagle.
Computing European Academic and Research Network