An example of salary is the fixed salary of $100,000 a year paid to a doctor.
Origin of salaryMiddle English salarie from Classical Latin salarium, origin, originally , money for salt (as part of Roman soldier's pay) from sal, salt
Origin of salaryMiddle English salarie from Anglo-Norman from Latin salārium money given to Roman soldiers to buy salt from neuter of salārius pertaining to salt from sāl salt ; see sal- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present salaries, present participle salarying, simple past and past participle salaried)
- To pay on the basis of a period of a week or longer, especially to convert from another form of compensation.
(comparative more salary, superlative most salary)
- (obsolete) saline