NET, n. 1. An instrument for catching fish and fowls, or wild beasts, formed with twine or thread interwoven with meshes.2. A cunning device; a snare. Mich 7. 3. Inextricable difficulty. Job 18.4. Severe afflictions. Job 19.
NET, v.t. To make a net or net-work; to knot.
NET, a. [See Neat]1. Neat; pure; unadulterated.2. Being without flaw or spot.3. Being beyond all charges or outlay; as net profits.4. Being clear of all tare and tret, or all deductions; as net weight. It is sometimes written nett, but improperly. Net is properly a mercantile appropriation of neat.
NET, v.t. To produce clear profit.