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Oxford dictionary definition of the word wage:
a fixed regular payment earned for work or services, typically paid on a daily or weekly basis:
we were struggling to get better wages
an income of less than half the average wage
Compare with salary.
(wages) Economics the part of total production that is the return to labour as earned income as distinct from the remuneration received by capital as unearned income.
the result or effect of doing something considered wrong or unwise:
disasters are the wages of sin
carry on (a war or campaign):
it is necessary to destroy their capacity to wage war
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French and Old Northern French, of Germanic origin; related to gage1 and wed