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Wage

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(1):

(v. t.) To expose one's self to, as a risk; to incur, as a danger; to venture; to hazard.

(2):

(v. t.) To pledge; to hazard on the event of a contest; to stake; to bet, to lay; to wager; as, to wage a dollar.

(3):

(v. t.) To engage in, as a contest, as if by previous gage or pledge; to carry on, as a war.

(4):

(v. t.) To adventure, or lay out, for hire or reward; to hire out.

(5):

(v. t.) To put upon wages; to hire; to employ; to pay wages to.

(6):

(v. t.) To give security for the performance of.

(7):

(v. i.) To bind one's self; to engage.

(8):

(v. t.) That which is staked or ventured; that for which one incurs risk or danger; prize; gage.

(9):

(v. t.) That for which one labors; meed; reward; stipulated payment for service performed; hire; pay; compensation; - at present generally used in the plural. See Wages.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Wage'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/w/wage.html. 1828.

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