"nets" in the noun sense
1. internet, net, cyberspace
a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
3. net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings
the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
6. net, network, mesh, meshing, meshwork
an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
"nets" in the verb sense
1. net, sack, sack up, clear
make as a net profit
"The company cleared $1 million"
2. net, clear
yield as a net profit
"This sale netted me $1 million"
3. web, net
construct or form a web, as if by weaving
4. net, nett
catch with a net
"net a fish"
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