Definition Voracious means having a strong appetite or consuming large quantities of something. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of speech Adjective Synonyms insatiable, ravenous, gluttonous, greedy, rapacious, devouring Antonyms satisfied, content, moderate, restrained, satiated Example sentences The voracious...

Definition Underwrite means to assume financial responsibility for something, usually an insurance policy or the sale of shares of stock, and to pledge to pay for any potential losses. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of speech verb Synonyms insure, guarantee, sponsor, support, back, finance, fund, indemnify,...

Definition Surfeit refers to an excessive amount of something that is more than what is needed or desired, often leading to feelings of disgust or discomfort. It can also describe consuming too much food or drink to the point of feeling sick. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of speech Surfeit can be used as...

Definition A stipend is a fixed sum of money paid regularly as a salary or allowance to cover living expenses, given to a trainee or apprentice or to someone undertaking research. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of speech Noun Synonyms allowance, salary, wage, grant, compensation, emolument, payment, subsidy,...

Definition Sinecure means a position requiring little or no work but giving the holder status or financial benefit. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of speech noun Synonyms cushy job, easy street, soft option, plum post, gravy train, cake walk, snap, no-work job, golden opportunity, lucrative position,...

Definition Shoestring refers to a thin, inexpensive string or cord, often used to tie shoes or as a budget-friendly way to achieve a task. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of speech Noun Synonyms Tight, limited, small-scale, economical, modest, frugal, thrifty, budget-friendly, low-cost, cost-effective....

Definition Remuneration refers to payment or compensation given to an individual in exchange for their work, services rendered, or time spent on a particular job or project. It can take various forms such as wages, salaries, bonuses, commissions, or other financial benefits. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of...

Definition Rapacious means excessively greedy and predatory or having an insatiable desire for wealth and material possessions. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of speech Adjective. Synonyms Greedy, grasping, acquisitive, avaricious, covetous, predatory, mercenary, materialistic, insatiable, selfish, voracious....

Definition Racketeering refers to engaging in a dishonest, fraudulent, or illegal business enterprise, often involving organized crime, in order to obtain financial gain or power. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of speech Noun Synonyms corruption, fraud, extortion, blackmail, swindling, dishonesty, illegality,...

Definition Proceeds refers to the money or revenue that is generated from a particular sale or business transaction, typically after deducting any necessary costs or expenses. It can also refer to the series of steps or actions taken to achieve a particular goal or objective. Pronunciation US English UK English Part of...