salary

  • 1 Salary — Sal a*ry v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Salaried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Salarying}.] To pay, or agree to pay, a salary to; to attach salary to; as, to salary a clerk; to salary a position. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 salary — sal·a·ry n pl ries: fixed compensation paid regularly for services sal·a·ried adj Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. salary …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 salary — (n.) mid 14c., compensation, payment, whether periodical, for regular service or for a specific service; from Anglo Fr. salarie (late 13c.), O.Fr. salarie, from L. salarium salary, stipend, originally soldier s allowance for the purchase of salt …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 Salary — Sal a*ry, n.; pl. {Salaries}. [F. salaire, L. salarium, originally, salt money, the money given to the Roman soldiers for salt, which was a part of their pay, fr. salarius belonging to salt, fr. sal salt. See {Salt}.] The recompense or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Salary — Sal a*ry, a. [L. salarius.] Saline [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 salary — *wage or wages, stipend, pay, hire, emolument, fee …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 salary — [n] money paid for work done bacon*, bread*, earnings, emolument, fee, hire, income, pay, payroll, recompense, remuneration, scale, stipend, take, take home*, wage, wages; concept 344 Ant. debt …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 salary — ► NOUN (pl. salaries) ▪ a fixed regular payment made by an employer to an employee, especially a professional or white collar worker. ORIGIN Latin salarium, originally denoting a Roman soldier s allowance to buy salt, from sal salt …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 salary — [sal′ə rē, sal′rē] n. pl. salaries [ME salarie < L salarium, orig., money for salt (as part of Roman soldier s pay) < sal, SALT] a fixed payment at regular intervals for services, esp. when clerical or professional SYN. WAGE …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 salary — Regular wages and benefits an employee receives from an employer. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * salary sal‧a‧ry [ˈsæləri] noun salaries PLURALFORM [countable, uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES money that you receive as payment from the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 salary — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, generous, good, handsome, high, huge, large, top ▪ Top salaries are liable for a higher rate of tax …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 Salary — A salary is a form of periodic payment from an employer to an employee, which may be specified in an employment contract. It is contrasted with piece wages, where each job, hour or other unit is paid separately, rather than on a periodic… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 salary — n. 1) to pay a salary 2) to command, draw, get, receive; earn a salary 3) (colloq.) to pull down (AE), pull in (BE) a salary 4) to boost, raise salaries 5) to cut, reduce, slash salaries 6) to attach smb. s salary 7) an annual; fixed; handsome;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 salary — sal|a|ry W3 [ˈsæləri] n plural salaries [U and C] [Date: 1200 1300; : Latin; Origin: salarium money to pay for salt , from sal salt ] money that you receive as payment from the organization you work for, usually paid to you every month →↑wage,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 salary — sal|a|ry [ sæləri ] noun count ** a particular amount of money that you earn each month or year from your job: an annual salary of $45,000 be on salary (=earn a salary): Are you on salary or do you get paid by the hour? …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 salary — / sæləri/ noun 1. a regular payment for work done, made to an employee usually as a cheque at the end of each month ● The company froze all salaries for a six month period. ● If I get promoted, my salary will go up. ● The salary may be low, but… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 17 salary */*/ — UK [ˈsælərɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms salary : singular salary plural salaries a fixed amount of money that you earn each month or year from your job an annual salary of £25,000 …

    English dictionary

  • 18 salary — [[t]sæ̱ləri[/t]] ♦♦♦ salaries N VAR A salary is the money that someone is paid each month by their employer, especially when they are in a profession such as teaching, law, or medicine. ...the lawyer was paid a huge salary... The government has… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 salary — noun (C, U) money that you receive as payment from the organization you work for, usually paid to you every month: be on a salary of (=be earning a particular amount): She s on a salary of 16,000. compare wage 1 (1), see pay 2 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 salary —   Uku hana.    ♦ To pay salary, uku hana.    ♦ Salary schedule, papa kuhikuhi uku …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary