noun (plural salaries)
- There has already been agreement not to increase salaries for public service employees.
- If you have a personal pension, remember to increase payments as your salary increases.
- They have presided over a vast increase in the number and salaries of public sector employees.
verb (salaries, salarying, salaried)[with object] archaic
- The Scottish sculptor Michael Noble (who subsequently married the countess) and the psychiatrist Mario Marini were salaried by her as well.
- The Spanish clergy, which had been deprived of most of its land, was salaried by the state under the Concordat of 1851.
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French salarie, from Latin salarium, originally denoting a Roman soldier's allowance to buy salt, from sal 'salt'.
Words that rhyme with salarycalorie, gallery, Malory, Valerie
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