Definitions for "earned"
Gained as a result of effort or action; -- used especially of income; as, earned income. Contrasted with unearned.
gained or acquired; especially through merit or as a result of effort or action; "a well-earned reputation for honesty"; "earned income"; "an earned run in baseball"
Keywords:  megan, motivation, moment, think, story
The sense that a story moment has come about organically and logically, particularly in terms of character motivation. ("I don't think you really earned Megan's decision to give up the baby on page 21.")
Under accrual accounting an item has been "earned" and is reported as revenue when a service has been performed or the ownership to a product has been transferred from the seller to the buyer (not when cash is received). To Top
Keywords:  phrase, error, team, opposing, runs
not resulting from an error by an opposing team; -- used in the phrase earned runs.