urn vs earn

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Definitions

  • 1) a metal vessel for serving tea or coffee
  • 2) a vessel for ashes or cremains of a deceased person
  • 3) a vase with a footed base
  • 4) A vase of varying size and shape, usually having a footed base or pedestal.
  • 5) Botany The spore-bearing part of a moss capsule.
  • 6) A closed metal vessel having a spigot and used for warming or serving tea or coffee.
  • 7) A vessel of various forms, usually a vase furnished with a foot or pedestal, employed for different purposes, as for holding liquids, for ornamental uses, for preserving the ashes of the dead after cremation, and anciently for holding lots to be drawn.
  • 8) A tea urn. See under Tea.
  • 9) (Bot.) the order of true mosses; -- so called because the capsules of many kinds are urn-shaped.
  • 10) Fig.: Any place of burial; the grave.
  • 11) (Bot.) A hollow body shaped like an urn, in which the spores of mosses are contained; a spore case; a theca.
  • 12) (Rom. Antiq.) A measure of capacity for liquids, containing about three gallons and a haft, wine measure. It was haft the amphora, and four times the congius.
  • 13) a large pot for making coffee or tea
  • 14) a large vase that usually has a pedestal or feet
  • 15) A place of burial; a grave.
  • 16) In the Dicyemida, specifically, a cup-like part of the infusoriform embryo of a rhombogenous dicyemid, consisting of a capsule, a lid, and contents. See Dicyemida, and cut under Dicyema.
  • 17) A Roman measure for liquids, containing one half the amphora.
  • 18) A kind of vase, usually rather large, having an oviform or rounded body with a foot; by extension (since the ashes of the dead were formerly put into such vessels), any receptacle for the dead body or its remains.
  • 19) In botany, the hollow vessel in which the spores of mosses are produced; the sporogonium or spore-case; the theca. See cut under moss.
  • 20) A tea-urn.
  • 21) To inclose in, or as in, an urn; to inurn.

Definitions

  • 1) (Zoöl.) See ern, n.
  • 2) An eagle.
  • 3) transitive To cause (someone) to receive payment or reward
  • 4) intransitive To receive payment for work.
  • 5) transitive To gain (success, reward, recognition) through applied effort or work.
  • 6) UK, dialect, dated To curdle, as milk.
  • 7) transitive To be worthy of.
  • 8) transitive To receive payment for work.
  • 9) acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
  • 10) Same as yearn.
  • 11) To glean.
  • 12) Toyearn.
  • 13) To gain by labor, service, or performance; acquire; merit or deserve as compensation or reward for service, or as one's real or apparent desert; gain a right to or the possession of: as, to earn a dollar a day; to earn a fortune in trade; to earn the reputation of being stingy.
  • 14) In base-ball, to gain or secure by batting or base-running, and not by the errors or bad play of opponents: as, one side scored 5, but had earned only 3 runs.
  • 15) Sameasyearn.
  • 16) Tocurdle,asmilk.
  • 17) To yearn.
  • 18) To curdle, as milk.
  • 19) obsolete To long; to yearn.
  • 20) Prov. Eng. To curdle, as milk.
  • 21) To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action.
  • 22) To yield as return or profit.
  • 23) To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work.
  • 24) (Baseball) a run which is made without the assistance of errors on the opposing side.
  • 25) To merit or deserve, as by labor or service; to do that which entitles one to (a reward, whether the reward is received or not).
  • 26) To acquire by labor, service, or performance; to deserve and receive as compensation or wages
  • 27) (spurs/stripes) To gain a position through hard work and the accumulation of experience, often in the face of difficulties.

Examples

  • 1) The little urn was back where it belongs.
  • 2) Is it too early to dream of lifting the little urn?
  • 3) At least this time they will be presented with a replica of the little urn tomorrow.
  • 4) What would it mean to retain that tiny urn?
  • 5) Who will try to regain the urn?
  • 6) Sources claimed a technician caused a power surge by plugging in either a coffee urn or a microwave.
  • 7) And we know what happened in that series - we ended up regaining the little urn.
  • 8) They now need to win just one of three remaining Tests to retain the urn.
  • 9) She's looking stern sitting next to the tea urn.
  • 10) That's a very powerful position to be in and they remain favourites to recapture the little urn.
  • 11) It can't be often that visitors walk into army offices and stand staring at the tea urn.
  • 12) Neither was it her most obviously commercial: that was arguably the tea urn adapted to keep toast warm.
  • 13) England already have a 2-0 lead in the series and can maintain their grip on the little urn if they win here.
  • 14) I reckon winning the little urn in Australia was down to that dance.
  • 15) Again, the Aussies were displaying their determination not to surrender the little urn.
  • 16) England are now a shoo-in to at least retain the Ashes urn.
  • 17) Will England relive the glories of the last Ashes played on home soil and regain the urn this summer?
  • 18) Now he is the leader of England's attack and a key component in the bid to regain the little urn.
  • 19) Relatives of Arch West will shower the urn containing his ashes with the snacks before it is interred as a tribute.
  • 20) It has all come crashing down in this disastrous Ashes tour in which the little urn was surrendered after just three Tests.
  • 21) Instead, the remains of that nice little earner will be kept in an undisclosed location, no doubt inside a nice little urn.
  • 22) IT took England just 138 minutes to get one giant hand on that famous little urn.
  • 23) The focal point of the urn is a two-headed águila or eagle.
  • 24) An exemplary teacher of Negative Capability (a concept one can hardly resist teaching in conjunction with this poem), the urn is also the incarnation of Art, of aesthetic value determined not by its social location but by its power to dissolve all such determinations.
  • 25) While the urn is an object among others, an artifact with its own material and cultural history, it does not address the viewer in the same way as an object in a shop window.
  • 26) But the trope can be dismissed as a "trivial goal" -- indeed, as a "goal" at all -- only if you assume that the urn is well-wrought because it successfully attains a level of "beauty" that conforms to pre-established formal requirements.
  • 27) The urn is not an object; it is deformed in that it is only its illustrations, its meanings.
  • 28) Or, as Jessica wrote after rearranging the poem so that all rhyming lines were together, "the thing [urn] is gone, and now there is a poem which is slowly growing incomprehensible"
  • 29) The urn is not an urn at all, but a clue to an allegorical or narrative (usually biographical but sometimes more broadly historical) level.
  • 30) ‘Richly glazed and often spectacularly potted, the sources for these works include Anglo-Saxon cremation urns, Peruvian vases and, on at least one occasion, a Fijian carving.’
  • 31) ‘One of them is yellowed and it has my father in his youth standing beside his parents, who are dead now and stored in urns just as yellow as the picture.’
  • 32) ‘But the number of wooden urns stored in a tiny room continued to pile up.’
  • 33) ‘Heather described how the cremation took place nine days after his death earlier this year in Reddish and said the undertakers were instructed to collect the urn and store it.’
  • 34) ‘The ugly thing looked more like an urn than a vase and was adorned with small flowers and butterflies painted on the surface with real gold and silver.’
  • 35) ‘At the time all these sugar baskets would have been described as urn-shaped, since ancient Greek vases and urns were the ultimate inspiration at the time.’
  • 36) ‘Several vases and urns stood on podiums of varying sizes.’
  • 37) ‘Many of these cremation urns were highly decorated.’
  • 38) ‘Alternatively, baskets or urns of cut flowers can do the job.’
  • 39) ‘But she said the various parties had now come to an agreement that the body should be cremated and the ashes placed in the three separate urns.’
  • 40) ‘And animal lovers who prefer to cremate their pets can buy a special urn to put on their living room mantelpiece.’
  • 41) ‘She said one of the urns was in perfect condition, with the cremated remains undisturbed from the time they were buried 1,800 years ago.’
  • 42) ‘A ballot comes to us from the Italian word balotta for a little ball, since such balls were used for secret voting by placing them in the appropriate urn or box.’
  • 43) ‘They cremated their dead and placed urns of their ashes in flat graves in cemeteries.’
  • 44) ‘Dinner tables set for groups of 10 were covered in bold rose-colored cloths that matched the hydrangeas that filled urns and planters around the tent.’
  • 45) ‘Recently one family here received two urns at once.’
  • 46) ‘The graves were of different sizes and some were covered with flagstones, some of the urns were sent to Dublin for further examination.’
  • 47) ‘She said that many graves had been adorned with urns, stones, shrubs and plants, but unfortunately many had become extremely untidy.’
  • 48) ‘Ayako walked over to the new tombstone and placed the urn into the small stone ditch right in front of it.’
  • 49) ‘There was no inscription on the urn, or on the bodylength slab of stone on the ground.’
  • 50) ‘Massive tombs with painted and sculpted decoration, ash urns, and sarcophagi became a form of social competition.’
  • 51) ‘Finlay's contribution is to be a series of sculptures of cherry-filled urns (the prototype was on display) adorning a gridded garden by Pia Maria Simig.’
  • 52) ‘Nearby the urn Tomb - so-called because a sculpted urn surmounts it - was later converted to a Byzantine church and shows Christian decoration.’
  • 53) ‘Four stone pillars with bronze urns on top were inaugurated on Constitution Hill, near Hyde Park Corner.’
  • 54) ‘Prunings from mature hollies make their way into classically shaped urns, while evergreen garlands drape windows and doors.’
  • 55) ‘There are also garden lamps, bird baths, decorative columns, mushroom lamps, and ornamental urns that a landscape artist would cherish.’
  • 56) ‘Designs were often derived from classical sculpture and urns.’
  • 57) ‘Her island grave is hidden by foliage, but from the mainland visitors can see a stone urn, topped by a carved flame reminiscent of the flame at Paris.’
  • 58) ‘We went out to take some photographs in a marble courtyard replete with shrubbery and elephantine urns where uninterested figures dined al fresco.’
  • 59) ‘Brick alcoves in the walls are set off with ornamental urns with pot plants.’
  • 60) ‘Two lead urns and a statue of an eagle were also stolen in the raid which has shocked staff at the exclusive hotel.’
  • 61) ‘I have a small woodland garden in the middle of which is a large stone urn on a pedestal.’
  • 62) ‘But they also used them as beautiful objects in and of themselves - a classic olive oil jar at the end of an allée, a row of bulbous pots atop a balustrade, or a stone urn atop a pedestal, for instance.’
  • 63) ‘The main living area incorporates the stone walls of the old greenhouse, and spectacular urns sit on its roof.’
  • 64) ‘There he created the landscaped garden with temples, statues, grottoes, glades and a series of urns, columns, monoliths and headstones, many of them inscribed.’
  • 65) ‘The tops of monuments, urns and such, were broken off and lying on the grass.’
  • 66) ‘Rooms full of armour and weaponry, another with a Russian stone urn that is so heavy they couldn't move it even during the fire.’
  • 67) ‘An ornamental Grecian brazier, or urn, is back in place on top of a 100 ft high column at Castle Howard.’
  • 68) ‘Water spills from an antique French stone urn into a rectangular pool and a narrow, 18-inch-deep channel in this San Clemente, California, garden.’
  • 69) ‘But the level of effort it must have taken to make these pots and urns is incredible - of all the entrants these demonstrate knowledge and achievement most.’
  • 70) ‘Once the power was restored, the members, led by the emergency services manager, boiled up urns of water for teas and coffees and cooked bacon baps by the dozen.’
  • 71) ‘Most Mondays for the past 12 years he has rushed home after work to put the kettle on and fill up flasks with tea and coffee and carry an urn of home-made soup out to his van for the hungry people looking forward to seeing him.’
  • 72) ‘Tea, the national beverage, is made in metal urns called samovars.’
  • 73) ‘Hand beaten copper urns and brass coffee pots shone new and fresh in the shadowy, relative cool of the interior.’
  • 74) ‘Either the alarm clock didn't work or she hadn't heard it, so she had to hustle out with nothing but a cup of the substandard complimentary coffee from the urn in the lobby.’
  • 75) ‘She picked up the coffee urn and starts filling their cups.’
  • 76) ‘As usual, Joan Armour was present at center stage or behind the scenes, as necessary, to keep the logistics manageable, the computers humming, and the coffee urns flowing.’
  • 77) ‘On offer were the customary rice cookers, fans, hot water urns and last but not least gold.’
  • 78) ‘‘I was a little disappointed about the price for the coffee urn because that was unique,’ said Mr Manning.’
  • 79) ‘On a card table in the corner was a large restaurant-style coffee urn, and cups, saucers.’
  • 80) ‘Some people will also use this kind of pantry closet to store occasional-use items, such as large platters and coffee urns.’
  • 81) ‘Doris had to carry tea in urns to the potato gathers that ate their sandwiches out of plastic bread wrappers while counting their sacks of potatoes.’
  • 82) ‘He handed the stack of paper cups and the tea urn he was carrying to a man who was helping him in his charitable work.’
  • 83) ‘Silver urns of coffee could be glimpsed through the kitchen window.’
  • 84) ‘He changed the strategy, boiling the water at his office and transporting the freshly made tea in urns.’
  • 85) ‘The bar from the film has been re-created and placed in situ, with the memorable taps, tea urns and display cases.’
  • 86) ‘You may think it's a place of steaming tea urns and the buttering of scones but it's a lot more than that.’
  • 87) ‘The tea urn is now housed at the museum's collection storage facility.’
  • 88) ‘They passed cabinets and shelves filled with strange bottles and flasks and urns.’
  • 89) ‘The publisher of the Miami Herald, visiting New York, hands out eyewash and alcohol swabs, unloads trash bins, refills a huge coffee urn.’

Examples

  • 1) Profits earned by the owners of capital need to be recorded where they are earned.
  • 2) Users earn money by sharing products with friends through their existing social networks.
  • 3) The importance of working and earning money was driven into me at an early age.
  • 4) This leads to savers earning almost no interest on their cash balances.
  • 5) Much of the money he earned went to bail out his dad.
  • 6) She works hard and earns a good salary but is struggling to get on the property ladder.
  • 7) Bank current accounts have been the way to earn high interest in recent years.
  • 8) In return, she earned the chance to bring a river back to life.
  • 9) Paying your dues You must file a return if you earn:?
  • 10) Train companies do not earn particularly generous profit margins - about 4 per cent over the past ten years.
  • 11) This also gives suppliers a strong incentive to maximise sales to earn a decent return.
  • 12) Yet simply earning a profit is an incomplete organizational objective.
  • 13) They deserve to earn more than young people.
  • 14) It is not about me going abroad to earn a quick buck to set myself up.
  • 15) But its record suggests it will continue to earn enhanced returns by adopting the proactive approach.
  • 16) They represent the means by which the company earns its profits.
  • 17) His work has earned him the respect of regulators.
  • 18) That earned him a deserved dressing down from the trial judge.
  • 19) Attention is redirected towards the returns being earned.
  • 20) Investments earn less and are less profitable.
  • 21) Good luck to them if they work hard and earn their money.
  • 22) Despite his own challenges he is determined to work to earn money for his car.
  • 23) When are we going to be mature enough to recognise that footballers earn their money from free exchange?
  • 24) Many prefer to keep their cash as long as possible rather than let the energy giants earn interest on it.
  • 25) It earned him a deserved booking.
  • 26) That is why some Romanians are keen to look for earning opportunities abroad.
  • 27) Instead of wasting money on rent, why not earn money by renting rooms to other students?
  • 28) If you are prepared to take a little more risk, you can earn a decent return.
  • 29) If a new entrant buys an existing monopoly, will the new entrant earn monopoly profits?
  • 30) If we need to earn money from touring, we will.
  • 31) If your money has not earned enough interest to cover the penalty, it can be taken out of the capital.
  • 32) You pay tax on interest earned by your savings, but not on the interest saved by offsetting savings against your mortgage.
  • 33) Most importantly, any income earned abroad must stay abroad to be tax-free.
  • 34) After about a half-mile or so, the grade steepens considerably and the meaning of the phrase "earn one's turns" becomes clear.
  • 35) I found out it will take me 803 years to earn what Mark Teixeira will earn in one year (actually playing about 8 of those months) and I am using the term earn loosely (Does any anyone really earn that kind of money for playing a game?)
  • 36) I don't think foxsports should abuse the word "earn" like this.
  • 37) In my case, incidentally, the choice of writing in English was certainly motivated by wanting to earn from the writing.
  • 38) Letting those who earn money keep what they earn is NOT redistribution of wealth.
  • 39) Moreover, their partners generally pay no more than 15 percent in taxes on most of the money they earn from the firm, compared with the top individual rate of 35 percent ....
  • 40) "We are going to talk with them and listento them and we are going to walk amongst them and again earn their support this November."
  • 41) A few white collar technically trained folks, however, may never again earn the money they made in the mid to late 1990s.
  • 42) It's probably one of the most valuable things an employee can earn from a manager.
  • 43) ‘He earns his living as a British Telecom engineer.’
  • 44) ‘It is not only how he gets his pleasure but also how he earns his living.’
  • 45) ‘She earns her living solely from painting, and her work hangs in important private and corporate collections in Trinidad and Jamaica.’
  • 46) ‘At present he earns his living by repairing photocopy and fax machines.’
  • 47) ‘For that service he earns a match fee of 20 and travelling expenses of 26 pence per mile.’
  • 48) ‘‘It is the farmer who earns his living from the land and as such it should be recognised as a tradeable asset,’ insisted Mr Alderman.’
  • 49) ‘Anyone who earns money or receives income should pay taxes and the truth is, every one does pay taxes.’
  • 50) ‘As a teenager, Monet's talent had declared itself well enough for him to be earning pocket money through selling caricatures.’
  • 51) ‘Consider a mother and daughter family unit where the poor elderly mother is bedridden and her daughter earns a gross salary of $5,000 a month but must leave home to work every day.’
  • 52) ‘Like many a teenager, he became closeted in his bedroom, spending hours on his computer as he earned some money designing websites.’
  • 53) ‘This young boy also earns his pocket money having had some training in handling computers, she adds.’
  • 54) ‘In an attempt to earn money he set about writing a novel, drawing on the experience of his financial disaster.’
  • 55) ‘Fundamentally we have to earn the money to pay for services.’
  • 56) ‘It is claimed funeral workers are being forced to work long hours of overtime to earn a decent wage.’
  • 57) ‘The professional dog walker is giving a service and has the right to earn a living.’
  • 58) ‘Since then, how the Kents earn their money has been less clear, but it involves extensive world travel.’
  • 59) ‘Billy now earns well in excess of £35,000 and it is increasing steadily.’
  • 60) ‘In real terms, low-income workers earn on average $120 less than they did in 1984, he claims.’
  • 61) ‘I am a 52-year-old employee earning an annual salary of €60,000.’
  • 62) ‘Growing vegetables and raising livestock, the family earns about 8,000 yuan a year.’
  • 63) ‘If an activity doesn't earn you money, or make you rich, then there is no value attached to it.’
  • 64) ‘Completing missions swiftly earns you money with which to upgrade your squad with more experienced operatives.’
  • 65) ‘He eked out a precarious living chiefly by writing short stories, some of which won praise but none of which earned him significant money.’
  • 66) ‘It may be cruel, but there will come a time when the youthful athleticism that earns him so much money now will disappear.’
  • 67) ‘Furthermore, it seemed unlikely to earn him any significant money.’
  • 68) ‘An English tour in 1889 earned him enough money to undertake a period of study in Paris with d' Indy and Dukas.’
  • 69) ‘I would be working full-time soon, and that would earn me enough money to live with a roommate.’
  • 70) ‘Doing so earns you money but also produces unwanted waste.’
  • 71) ‘I could do a whole range of boring commercial things which would earn me a lot of money, but I wouldn't do them.’
  • 72) ‘Most jobs that will earn you a good amount of money involve a fair bit of training.’
  • 73) ‘A lifetime of land preservation earns rancher a $10,000 bonus and a much deserved thank you’
  • 74) ‘The fund earns capital gains and losses from shares and not fixed interest.’
  • 75) ‘It is a performance bond deposit that earns interest because it is usually held in the form of short-term Treasury bills.’
  • 76) ‘Instead of having a current account that earns no interest, and a mortgage account on which you pay interest, the First Active Current Account Mortgage combines the two.’
  • 77) ‘The deposit earns interest and is generally refundable once you establish a satisfactory credit history.’
  • 78) ‘The money market earns higher interest rates than their savings bank and credit union accounts.’
  • 79) ‘This example does not take account of the interest earned by the deposit itself, which will also be liable to tax.’
  • 80) ‘An advantage to choosing this account would be that he would know his money would not earn any interest in any month he were to make a withdrawal.’
  • 81) ‘However, it is also true that the cash can be put on deposit to earn interest in the meantime.’
  • 82) ‘Will their payments into the scheme be treated as nothing more than an ordinary deposit account earning minimal interest?’
  • 83) ‘In the worst case scenario, tax is owed on the funds going into the account and also on the interest earned by the account.’
  • 84) ‘This account did not attract interest, so the client monies did not earn interest while they remained in it.’
  • 85) ‘The accounts would be managed by non-government fund managers and deposits would earn interest.’
  • 86) ‘Any income earned by the fund, in terms of dividends, interest or rental income, is exempt from income tax.’
  • 87) ‘The money in your account earns some interest each year.’
  • 88) ‘We aim to raise £20,000 this year and start giving grants from the interest the money earns next year.’
  • 89) ‘If customers pay their credit card accounts by the due date, they are probably using funds already on deposit earning no interest.’
  • 90) ‘The capital you invest that earns $25 psf is more productive, obviously, than that yielding $12 psf.’
  • 91) ‘After that, the policy should be earning dividends high enough to cover the annual premium.’
  • 92) ‘However, is all of the money being squirreled away earning as much interest as it could be?’
  • 93) ‘Anytime you can take resources that are earning less money and apply them to higher return projects, that's a good thing.’
  • 94) ‘He deservedly earned the tremendous esteem and the great regard of all with whom he came in contact with.’
  • 95) ‘This is the biggest break to come along for The Hooks so far in their career, but they fully deserved and earned it.’
  • 96) ‘Well done John and congratulations and best wishes to all who so deservedly earned their award.’
  • 97) ‘Not until years later would he earn the respect his achievements merited.’
  • 98) ‘We feel we will stutter and stumble and earn the deserved scorn of our listeners.’
  • 99) ‘Let's just say they all earned some recognition for a job they struggled to achieve, but finished in some style.’
  • 100) ‘Has he really earned the right to lecture any country on responsible behaviour?’
  • 101) ‘He earned another merit badge and turned it in to the chairman through his father.’
  • 102) ‘A prince earns esteem by undertaking great enterprises.’
  • 103) ‘Younger generations of Royals will need to earn our continuing respect and affection.’
  • 104) ‘The charity gains financially, the company earns kudos, and the benevolent consumer gets to feel good about his or her contribution.’
  • 105) ‘Thus people in positions of privilege or power must earn our trust, show they deserve it.’
  • 106) ‘I think she should stop counting her chickens before they hatch and stop using a name she by no means has earned.’
  • 107) ‘The relatively small contingent deservedly earned a reputation for " punching well above their weight".’
  • 108) ‘By the 1880s Irish workers had earned their reputation as a volatile and militant element within the labor force.’
  • 109) ‘She also earned a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in industrial relations.’
  • 110) ‘Employees have justifiably earned a reputation for the contribution they make to the companies which employ them.’
  • 111) ‘The number of women earning doctorates in engineering and science has risen significantly since 1966.’
  • 112) ‘From the ditch this running back/special teams kick return man earned his nickname.’
  • 113) ‘He earned his doctorate magna cum laude with a dissertation on the politics of Hindu Revivalism.’
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