What is Wage?

Wage definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
Often wages. money that is paid or received for work or services, as by the hour, day, or week.Compare living wage, minimum wage.
Usually wages. Economics. the share of the products of industry received by labor for its work (as distinct from the share going to capital).
Usually wages. (used with a singular or plural verb) recompense or return: The wages of sin is death.

Obsolete. a pledge or security.

verb (used with object), waged, wag