Adjective "waged" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/weɪdʒd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Having or relating to regular paid employment.
  1. 'This was intimately tied to their notion that the way out of poverty was via waged work.'
  2. 'It was necessary to make habitable remote regions of Russia where it was regarded as too costly to provide waged labour.'
  3. 'It's a long time since he had to earn his keep in the waged world.'

Definitions

1. Often, wages. money that is paid or received for work or services, as by the hour, day, or week.Compare living wage, minimum wage.

2. Usually, wages. Economics. the share of the products of industry received by labor for its work (as distinct from the share going to capital).

3. Usually, wages. (used with a singular or plural verb) recompense or return: The wages of sin is death.

4. Obsolete. a pledge or security. verb (used with object), waged, waging.

5. to carry on

More examples(as adjective)

"wars can be waged."

"works can be waged."

"employments can be waged."

"campaigns can be waged."

"workers can be waged."

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Origin

(wage)