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Adjective: earned  urnd
  1. Gained or acquired; especially through merit or as a result of effort or action
    "a well-earned reputation for honesty"; "earned income"; "an earned run in baseball";
    - earnt [Brit, non-standard]
Verb: earn  urn
  1. Receive money in return for work; make a profit as the result of some business transaction
    "She earns a lot in her new job";
    - gain, take in, clear, make, realize, realise [Brit], pull in [informal], bring in
  2. Acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    - garner, win

See also: attained

Type of: acquire, get

Antonym: unearned

Encyclopedia: Earned