Wage is money paid to a worker for work performed, or the price you pay for doing something wrong or unwise.(noun)
To wage is to conduct or carry on a campaign against something.(verb)
When you campaign against higher taxes, this is an example of a time when you wage a campaign against taxation.
See wage in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME wagen < NormFr wagier (OFr gagier) < wage (OFr gage), a stake, pledge < Frank *wadi, akin to Goth wadi, a pledge: for IE base see wed
See wage in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old North French
Origin: , of Germanic origin.
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