Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Portuguese translation of “earn”

earn

verb   /ɜːn/
A2 to get money for doing work
ganhar, auferir
She earns about £40,000 a year.
earn a/your living to work to get money for the things you need
ganhar a vida
to get something good that you deserve
ganhar
As a teacher you have to earn the respect of your students.
(Definition of earn verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “earn” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More