v. t.

  1. To make into a net; to make n the style of network; as, to net silk.
  2. To take in a net; to capture by stratagem or wile.
  3. To inclose or cover with a net; as, to net a tree.
  4. To produce or gain as clear profit; as, he netted a thousand dollars by the operation.

v. i.

  1. To form network or netting; to knit.


  1. Without spot; pure; shining.
  2. Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat; as, net wine, etc.
  3. Not including superfluous, incidental, or foreign matter, as boxes, coverings, wraps, etc.; free from charges, deductions, etc; as, net profit; net income; net weight, etc.