Home >> English Vocabulary >> Gross


English Vocabulary tips & definition with Gymglish.
Improve your English and try our online English lessons for free.


to gross (10 euros): to earn (10 euros) before tax and other charges are deducted

the gross: the total money coming into a company, before tax and expenditures are taken into account
Note the distinction between "gross" and "net" pay: "gross pay" is a salary before taxes and other charges are deducted, while "net pay" is the amount of money taken home after taxes and other charges.

net pay salary after tax has been deducted

gross (slang): horrible, disgusting

Going further...

Still having difficulties with 'Gross' Test our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment!

Do you have smart way of remembering this rule? A tip to avoid making a mistake on 'Gross'?
Share it with us!