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General Crossword Questions for “earnings”

  • Yearnings, after a year has gone, for income
  • Grannies making money
  • Returns from work
  • Grannie's uncertain income
  • Wages


  • Generally, the greater the earnings growth, the better. When the dividend payout ratio is the same, the dividend growth rate is equal to the earnings growth rate. Earnings growth rate is a key value that is needed when the DCF model, or the Gordon's model is used for stock valuation. — “Earnings growth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • EBITDA "ee-bit-dah" is the initialism for earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. It purports to measure cash earnings without accrual accounting, canceling tax-jurisdiction effects, and canceling the effects of different capital structures. — “Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and”,
  • In accounting, retained earnings refers to the portion of net income which is retained by the corporation rather than distributed to its owners as dividends. Retained earnings and losses are cumulative from year to year with losses offsetting earnings. — “Retained earnings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • She had promised to love him for better or worse, and then she, his wife, had reproached him with his poverty, after spending his earnings recklessly. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • In order, however, that our superior position might not be compromised thereby, a money-box was kept on the kitchen mantel-shelf, in to which it was publicly made known that all my earnings were dropped. — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens
  • If he succeeded in thus earning money, they would have him made as comfortable in prison as possible, and would in no way interfere with his liberty more than was necessary to prevent him from escaping, or from becoming more severely indisposed within the prison walls; but they would deduct from his earnings the expenses of his board, lodging, surveillance, and half those of his conviction. — “Erewhon” by Samuel Butler
  • The great man had swept the earnings of the Beargarden into his till, and had told Sir Felix that the shares were his. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • But what can still that hunger of the heart which sickens the eye for beauty, and makes sweet-scented ease an oppression? What sort of Moslem paradise would quiet the terrible fury of moral repulsion and cowed resistance which, like an eating pain intensifying into torture, concentrates the mind in that poisonous misery? While Gwendolen, throned on her cushions at evening, and beholding the glory of sea and sky softening as if with boundless love around her, was hoping that Grandcourt in his march up and down was not going to pause near her, not going to look at her or speak to her, some woman, under a smoky sky, obliged to consider the price of eggs in arranging her dinner, was listening for the music of a footstep that would remove all risk from her foretaste of joy; some couple, bending cheek by cheek, over a bit of work done by the one and delighted in by the other, were reckoning the earnings that would make them rich enough for a holiday among the furze and heather. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • All the earnings of each stall were put down to the chief butty, as contractor, and he divided the wages again, either in the public-house or in his own home. — “Sons and lovers” by D H Lawrence

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