Gross (economics)
In economics
Economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The term economics comes from the Ancient Greek from + , hence "rules of the house"...

, gross means before deductions. The antonym is net
Net (economics)
In economics, net means after deductions. A related concept is gross, meaning before deductions.Nett is an alternative spelling used in British English.-Usage:...

, meaning after deductions.


In this sense, it may appear an adjective, following the noun it modifies, e.g., "earned two million dollars, gross". Alternatively, it can be used as a verb, e.g, "this movie grossed two million dollars on its opening weekend".


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    Gross domestic product
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    Gross profit
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    Gross income
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