net3 W2 past tense and past participle netted, present participle netting
1 [transitive] informalBFBB
to earn a particular amount of money as a profit after tax has been paid:
I was netting around $64,000 a year.
to succeed in getting something, especially by using your skill:
The company has recently netted several large contracts.
An undercover sweep netted 22 suspects in one evening.
3 [intransitive and transitive] informalDS
to hit or kick the ball into the net in sport [↪ score]:
Sheringham has netted nine goals for United so far this season.
to catch a fish in a net:
We netted three fish in under an hour.