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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Earnest (0.00932 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to Earnest.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: earn mendapatkan
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: earnest asyik, sungguh-sungguh, uang panjar
English → English (WordNet) Definition: earnest earnest adj 1: characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions; “both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate”; “an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant”; “a film with a solemn social message” [syn: in earnest(p) , sincere, solemn] 2: earnest; “one's dearest wish”; “devout wishes for their success”; “heartfelt condolences” [syn: dear, devout, heartfelt] 3: not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal [syn: businesslike] earnest n : something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract
English → English (gcide) Definition: Earnest Earnest \Ear"nest\, a. 1. Ardent in the pursuit of an object; eager to obtain or do; zealous with sincerity; with hearty endeavor; heartfelt; fervent; hearty; -- used in a good sense; as, earnest prayers. [1913 Webster] An earnest advocate to plead for him. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Intent; fixed closely; as, earnest attention. [1913 Webster] 3. Serious; important. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They whom earnest lets do often hinder. --Hooker. Syn: Eager; warm; zealous; ardent; animated; importunate; fervent; sincere; serious; hearty; urgent. See Eager. [1913 Webster] Earnest \Ear"nest\, v. t. To use in earnest. [R.] [1913 Webster] To earnest them [our arms] with men. --Pastor Fido (1602). [1913 Webster] Earnest \Ear"nest\, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. F. arrhes, L. arra, arrha, arrhabo, Gr. 'arrabw`n, of Semitic origin, cf. Heb. [=e]r[=a]v[=o]n; or perh. fr. W. ernes, akin to Gael. earlas, perh. fr. L. arra. Cf. Arles, Earles penny.] 1. Something given, or a part paid beforehand, as a pledge; pledge; handsel; a token of what is to come. [1913 Webster] Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts. --2 Cor. i. 22. [1913 Webster] And from his coffers Received the golden earnest of our death. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) Something of value given by the buyer to the seller, by way of token or pledge, to bind the bargain and prove the sale. --Kent. Ayliffe. Benjamin. [1913 Webster] Earnest money (Law), money paid as earnest, to bind a bargain or to ratify and prove a sale. Syn: Earnest, Pledge. Usage: These words are here compared as used in their figurative sense. Earnest is not so strong as pledge. An earnest, like first fruits, gives assurance, or at least a high probability, that more is coming of the same kind; a pledge, like money deposited, affords security and ground of reliance for the future. Washington gave earnest of his talent as commander by saving his troops after Braddock's defeat; his fortitude and that of his soldiers during the winter at Valley Forge might rightly be considered a pledge of their ultimate triumph. [1913 Webster] Earnest \Ear"nest\ ([~e]r"n[e^]st), n. [AS. eornost, eornest; akin to OHG. ernust, G. ernst; cf. Icel. orrosta battle, perh. akin to Gr. 'orny`nai to excite, L. oriri to rise.] Seriousness; reality; fixed determination; eagerness; intentness. [1913 Webster] Take heed that this jest do not one day turn to earnest. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] And given in earnest what I begged in jest. --Shak. [1913 Webster] In earnest, serious; seriously; not in jest; earnestly. [1913 Webster]


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