What is the difference between YARN and YEARN and EARN?




What is the difference between YARN and YEARN and EARN? :


YARN : (noun)

(
1 ) Fibres that have been spun for knitting, weaving, etc…


(
2 ) Story

Traveler’s tale especially one that is exaggerated or invented

She narrated a humorous yarn.



YARN : (verb)

(
1 ) Tell stories

We stayed up yarning until midnight.

The beggar spun a long yarn about his misfortune.



YEARN :

(
1 ) Desire strongly or with tenderness or affection

Be filled with longing

He yearned for his home and family.

She yearned to return to her native country.



EARN :

(
1 ) Get money by working

He earns Rs. 12,000 per month.


(
2 ) Got money as a return on a loan or investment

Money earns more in a high interest account.


(
3 ) Gain something deserved in return for achievements, behavior, etc…

His honesty earned his good respect.

His bad manners earned him a sharp rebuke.











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