Salary vs Wales - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between salary and wales

is that salary is a fixed amount of money paid to a worker, usually measured on a monthly or annual basis, not hourly, as wages implies a degree of professionalism and/or autonomy while wales is .

As verbs the difference between salary and wales

is that salary is to pay on the basis of a period of a week or longer, especially to convert from another form of compensation while wales is (wale).

As an adjective salary

is (obsolete) saline.

salary

English

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

Noun

(salaries)
  • A fixed amount of money paid to a worker, usually measured on a monthly or annual basis, not hourly, as wages. Implies a degree of professionalism and/or autonomy.
  • * Shakespeare
  • This is hire and salary , not revenge.
  • * 1668 July 3rd, , “Thomas Rue contra'' Andrew Hou?toun” in ''The Deci?ions of the Lords of Council & Se??ion I (Edinburgh, 1683), page 547
  • Andrew Hou?toun'' and ''Adam Mu?het'', being Tack?men of the Excize, did Imploy ''Thomas Rue'' to be their Collector, and gave him a Sallary of 30. pound ''Sterling for a year.

    See also

    * pay * remuneration * wage * wages

    Verb

  • To pay on the basis of a period of a week or longer, especially to convert from another form of compensation.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) saline
  • wales

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • One of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom
  • (surname)
  • A city in Alaska.
  • A village in South Yorkshire, England.
  • A town in Maine.
  • A town in Massachusetts.
  • A town in New York.
  • A city in North Dakota.
  • A submerged ghost town in Ontario, Canada.
  • A town in Utah.
  • A village in Wisconsin.
  • Synonyms

    * * The Principality (UK government)

    Anagrams

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