(of an amount, value, or price) remaining after a deduction, such as tax or a discount, has been made. (of an effect or result) final or overall. A length of open-meshed material made of twine, cord, rope, or something similar, used typically for catching fish or other animals. A fine fabric with a very open weave. A system or procedure for catching or entrapping someone; a trap. A network, in particular. Catch or land (a fish or other animal) with a net. (in sports) hit or kick (a ball or puck) into the net; score (a goal). Cover with a net. Acquire or obtain (a sum of money) as clear profit.