Definition of net

Definition of net
  1. net Noun A mesh of string, cord or rope.
  2. net Noun A device made from such mesh, generally used for catching fish.
  3. net Noun A device made from such mesh, generally used for trapping something.
  4. net Noun Anything that has the appearance of such a device.
  5. net Noun A trap.
  6. net Noun Of a polyhedron, any set of polygons joined edge to edge that, when folded along the edges between adjoining polygons so that the outer edges touch, form the polyhedron.
  7. net Noun A computer network.
  8. net Noun A framework backed by a mesh, serving as the goal in hockey, soccer, lacrosse, etc.
  9. net Noun A mesh stretched to divide the court in tennis, badminton, volleyball, etc.
  10. net Verb To catch by means of a net.
  11. net Verb To catch in a trap.
  12. net Verb To score (a goal).
  13. net Verb To hit the ball into the net.
  14. net Adjective Good, desirable; clean, decent, clear.
  15. net Adjective Remaining after expenses or deductions.
  16. net Adjective Final.
  17. net Noun The amount remaining after expenses are deducted; profit.
  18. net Verb To receive as profit.
  19. net Verb To fully hedge a position.
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