Definition Gross

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Definition

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

the gross: the total money coming into a company, before tax and expenditures are taken into account
noun
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
adjective

Examples

  • "Bruno : Oh gross!"
  • "Not only that, but my last film grossed 100 million dollars at the box office and my next one is predicted to do the same."
  • "GROSS: $980 million"
  • "No matter how much your department stores are grossing every month, there's no way you can stay out of personal debt when you're spending like this."
  • "Michelle : Eww, gross."

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