net

See also: Net, .net, and nét

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EnglishEdit

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A fishing net
A net of a dodecahedron

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English nett, from Old English net, nett, from Proto-Germanic *natją, from Proto-Indo-European *ned- ‎(to turn, twist, knot). Compare West Frisian net, Low German Nett, Dutch net, German Netz, Danish net, Swedish nät.

NounEdit

net ‎(plural nets)

  1. A mesh of string, cord or rope.
    a net for the hair; a mosquito net; a tennis net
  2. A device made from such mesh, used for catching fish, butterflies, etc.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 1, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand. We spent consider'ble money getting 'em reset, and then a swordfish got into the pound and tore the nets all to slathers, right in the middle of the squiteague season.
  3. A device made from such mesh, generally used for trapping something.
  4. Anything that has the appearance of such a device.
    Petri net
  5. (by extension) A trap.
    • Bible, Proverbs xxix. 5
      A man that flattereth his neighbor spreadeth a net for his feet.
    caught in the prosecuting attorney's net
  6. (geometry) 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. A system that interconnects a number of users, locations etc. allowing transport or communication between them, e.g. computer ~, road ~, electricity distribution ~.
  8. (sports) A framework backed by a mesh, serving as the goal in hockey, soccer, lacrosse, etc.
    • 2010 December 29, Mark Vesty, “Wigan 2-2 Arsenal”, in BBC:
      Wigan had N'Zogbia sent off late on but Squillaci headed into his own net to give the home side a deserved point.
    The striker headed the ball into the net to make it 1-0.
  9. (sports, tennis) A mesh stretched to divide the court in tennis, badminton, volleyball, etc.
  10. (tennis, by extension) The area of the court close to the net (mesh stretched to divide the court).
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VerbEdit

net ‎(third-person singular simple present nets, present participle netting, simple past and past participle netted)

  1. (transitive) To catch by means of a net.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To catch in a trap, or by stratagem.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      And now I am here, netted and in the toils.
  3. To enclose or cover with a net.
    to net a tree
  4. (transitive, soccer) To score (a goal).
    Evans netted the winner in the 80th minute.
    • 2012, Chelsea 6-0 Wolves [1]
      Romeu then scored a penalty, Torres netted a header and Moses added the sixth from substitute Oscar's cross.
  5. (tennis) To hit the ball into the net.
    • 2011 June 28, David Ornstein, “Wimbledon 2011: Victoria Azarenka beats Tamira Paszek in quarters”, in BBC Sport[2]:
      Azarenka whipped a sensational forehand around the net post to break for 2-0 in the second set, followed it up with a love hold and moved to 5-1 when Paszek netted a forehand.
  6. To form network or netting; to knit.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English net, nette, from Old French net, from Latin nitidus. Compare nitid, neat.

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AdjectiveEdit

net ‎(not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Good, desirable; clean, decent, clear.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.xii:
      Her brest all naked, as net iuory, / Without adorne of gold or siluer bright []
  2. Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat.
    net wine
  3. Remaining after expenses or deductions.
    net profit; net weight
  4. Final; end.
    net result; net conclusion
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AdverbEdit

net ‎(not comparable)

  1. after expenses or deductions
    You'll have $5000 net.
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NounEdit

net ‎(plural nets)

  1. The amount remaining after expenses are deducted; profit.
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VerbEdit

net ‎(third-person singular simple present nets, present participle netting, simple past and past participle netted)

  1. (transitive) To receive as profit.
    The company nets $30 on every sale.
  2. (transitive) To yield as profit for.
    The scam netted the criminals $30,000.
  3. To fully hedge a position.
    Every party is netting their position with a counter-party
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AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nitidus.

AdjectiveEdit

net m ‎(feminine neta, masculine plural nets, feminine plural netes)

  1. clean
  2. net

AdverbEdit

net

  1. cleanly

Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German niowiht.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

net

  1. (most dialects) not
    Dat es jar net wohr!
    That’s not true at all!

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch net, nette, from Old Dutch *net, *netti, from Proto-Germanic *natją, from Proto-Indo-European *ned- ‎(to turn, twist, knot). Compare West Frisian net, Low German Nett, English net, German Netz, Danish net, Swedish nät.

NounEdit

net n ‎(plural netten, diminutive netje n)

  1. net (mesh)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch net, which is borrowed from French net, from Latin nitidus.[1]

AdjectiveEdit

net ‎(comparative netter, superlative netst)

  1. clean, tidy
  2. decent, proper
InflectionEdit
Inflection of net
uninflected net
inflected nette
comparative netter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial net netter het netst
het netste
indefinite m./f. sing. nette nettere netste
n. sing. net netter netste
plural nette nettere netste
definite nette nettere netste
partitive nets netters
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AdverbEdit

net

  1. tidily, neatly
  2. decently, properly
  3. just, nearly, barely
  4. just recently
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AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ net; in: J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)

ElfdalianEdit

NounEdit

net n

  1. net

InflectionEdit

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse net, from Proto-Germanic *natją, from Proto-Indo-European *ned- ‎(to turn, twist, knot).

NounEdit

net n (genitive singular nets, plural net)

  1. (fowling, sports) mesh, the material to make a "nót" (fishing net)
  2. A network (computing)
  3. A net for carrying hay

DeclensionEdit

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative net netið net netini
Accusative net netið net netini
Dative neti netinum netum netunum
Genitive nets netsins neta netanna

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FinnishEdit

PronounEdit

net

  1. (Kven, personal) they

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nitidus ‎(shiny).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

net m ‎(feminine singular nette, masculine plural nets, feminine plural nettes)

  1. clean, tidy
  2. clear
  3. neat
  4. net (clarification of this French definition is being sought)

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FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nitidus.

AdjectiveEdit

net

  1. clean, neat

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GalloEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdverbEdit

net

  1. completely, entirely

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

net

  1. (colloquial, regional, Austria, southern Germany, parts of central Germany) Alternative form of nicht ‎(not)
    Hab ich’s dir net erzählt?
    Have I not told you?

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛt]
  • Hyphenation: net

NounEdit

net ‎(plural netek)

  1. (computing) Internet

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative net netek
accusative netet neteket
dative netnek neteknek
instrumental nettel netekkel
causal-final netért netekért
translative netté netekké
terminative netig netekig
essive-formal netként netekként
essive-modal
inessive netben netekben
superessive neten neteken
adessive netnél neteknél
illative netbe netekbe
sublative netre netekre
allative nethez netekhez
elative netből netekből
delative netről netekről
ablative nettől netektől
Possessive forms of net
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. netem neteim
2nd person sing. neted neteid
3rd person sing. nete netei
1st person plural netünk neteink
2nd person plural netetek neteitek
3rd person plural netük neteik

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse net, from Proto-Germanic *natją, from Proto-Indo-European *ned- ‎(to turn, twist, knot).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

net n

  1. net
  2. (computing) network
  3. (computing, usually definite) the Internet

DeclensionEdit

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LatinEdit

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German niowiht, from nio ‎(never) + wiht ‎(thing, being), from Proto-Germanic *ne ‎(not) + *aiw- ‎(ever) + *wiht- ‎(thing). Compare English not, German nicht, Dutch niet, West Frisian net.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

net

  1. not

MeänkieliEdit

PronounEdit

net

  1. they

NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nitidus ‎(shiny).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

net m

  1. (Jersey) clean

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • netti ‎(to clean)

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *natją, whence also Old Frisian nette, nitte, Old Saxon net, nett, netti, Old High German nezzi, Old Norse net, Gothic 𐌽𐌰𐍄𐌹 ‎(nati). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ned- ‎(to turn, twist, knot). Perhaps related to Albanian neth ‎(sprout, bud) and Russian нить ‎(nitʹ, thread).

NounEdit

net n

  1. net

DescendantsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *natją, whence also Old English net, nett, Old Frisian nette, nitte, Old Saxon net, nett, netti, Old High German nezzi, Gothic 𐌽𐌰𐍄𐌹 ‎(nati). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ned- ‎(to turn, twist, knot).

NounEdit

net n

  1. net

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

net f (uncountable)

  1. Net; the Internet

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TurkishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

net (comparative daha net, superlative en net)

  1. clear
  2. manifest

NounEdit

net ‎(definite accusative neti, plural netler)

  1. (sports) The net used in ping-pong or tenis.

DeclensionEdit


West FrisianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Saterland Frisian nit, English not, Dutch niet, German nicht

AdverbEdit

net

  1. not

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Frisian nette, nitte, from Proto-Germanic *natją, from Proto-Indo-European *ned- ‎(to turn, twist, knot). Compare English net, Dutch net, Low German Nett, German Netz, Danish net, Swedish nät.

NounEdit

net

  1. net
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