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Definition of Wage

Wage

  1. To pledge; to hazard on the event of a contest; to stake; to bet, to lay; to wager; as, to wage a dollar.
  2. To expose one's self to, as a risk; to incur, as a danger; to venture; to hazard.
  3. To engage in, as a contest, as if by previous gage or pledge; to carry on, as a war.
  4. To adventure, or lay out, for hire or reward; to hire out.
  5. To put upon wages; to hire; to employ; to pay wages to.
  6. To give security for the performance of.
  7. To bind one's self; to engage.
  8. That which is staked or ventured; that for which one incurs risk or danger; prize; gage.
  9. That for which one labors; meed; reward; stipulated payment for service performed; hire; pay; compensation; -- at present generally used in the plural. See Wages.

Wage Quotations

It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
Barack Obama

Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.
Bernie Sanders

No family gets rich from earning the minimum wage. In fact, the current minimum wage does not even lift a family out of poverty.
Jon Corzine

My mom worked at McDonald's, and she decided she wanted to make more money, so she got into the management program at McDonald's. And that's how you move up the chain. It's not by demanding that minimum wage is raised; it's by actually acquiring the skills. That's the way that people get ahead in life.
Raul Labrador

No person can maximize the American Dream on the minimum wage.
Benjamin Todd Jealous
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Wage Translations

wage in Afrikaans is salaris
wage in Dutch is gage, salaris, bezoldiging, loon
wage in Finnish is palkka
wage in French is appointements, salaire
wage in German is Lohn
wage in Italian is stipendio
wage in Spanish is salario, sueldo, jornal
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