Another word for earn
To deserve as reward
To receive in payment
obtain, make, collect, get, receive, procure, realize, obtain a return, make money by, be paid, acquire, profit, net, gross, clear, gain, score, draw, gather, secure, derive, reap, gain as due return, get as one's due, gain by labor, gain by service, take home, bring home, bring in, turn a penny, be the breadwinner, pick up*, pull down*, bring home the bacon*, make a fast buck*, coin money*, make the pot boil*, scrape together*, pocket*, bag*.
Another word for earnverb
To receive, as wages, for one's labor:gain, get, make, win. (Informal) pull down. Idioms: earn (or make) a living, earn one's keep. See give, money
To acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort:deserve, gain, get, merit, win. (Informal) rate1. See get
To make as income or profit:bring in, clear, draw, gain, gross, net2, pay, produce, realize, repay, return, yield. See money