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Definitions of net:
  • noun:   an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
  • noun:   a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
  • noun:   game equipment consisting of a strip of netting dividing the playing area in tennis or badminton
  • noun:   a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
  • noun:   a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
  • noun:   the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  • verb:   make as a net profit
  • verb:   yield as a net profit
    Example: "This sale netted me $1 million"
  • verb:   catch with a net
    Example: "Net a fish"
  • verb:   construct or form a web, as if by weaving
  • adjective:   remaining after all deductions
    Example: "Net profit"
  • adjective:   conclusive in a process or progression
    Example: "The net result"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #42689)

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