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
"wars can be waging."
"struggles can be waging."
"genocides can be waging."
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