# time and a half

__noun__a rate of pay that is 1.5 times the regular rate; for overtime work•__Hypernyms__: ↑pay rate, ↑rate of pay* * *

*noun***:**payment of a worker (as for overtime or holiday work) at one and a half times his regular wage rate* * *

a rate of pay for overtime work equal to one and one half times the regular hourly wage.[1885-90]* * *

**time and a half**A rate of pay equivalent to one and a half times the usual rate, offered eg for overtime• • •Main Entry: ↑time* * *

**time and a half**phraseone and a half times the usual money that you earn**We get time and a half for working on Sundays.**__Thesaurus:__extra payments and benefits in addition to wages_{hyponym}wages and salaries_{synonym}__Main entry:__time* * *

**time and a half**,payment for overtime work at one and a half times the usual rate of pay.* * *

__noun__[__noncount__]**:**a rate of pay that is equal to what a worker usually earns for an hour plus half of that amountIf they make you work during holidays, they pay you

*time and a half*.We get paid 20 dollars an hour for 40 hours and

*time and a half*for overtime.* * *

**time and a ˈhalf**idiomone and a half times the usual rate of pay**•****We get time and a half on Sundays.****see also**↑double time

*Useful english dictionary.
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**Time-and-a-half**— is when a worker (or workers) is paid 1.5 times their usual hourly rate. It is usually paid as an incentive to work on a particular day (e.g. on Sundays) or as government mandated compensation for having workers work on particular days (e.g.… … Wikipedia**time and a half**— n [U] one and a half times the normal rate of pay ▪ We get time and a half for working on Sunday … Dictionary of contemporary English**time and a half**— UK US noun [U] HR ► a rate of pay for workers that is fifty per cent more than they usually get, that they earn for working more hours than usual or for working during a public holiday: »Controllers are paid time and a half when they work… … Financial and business terms**time and a half**— time′ and a half′ n. a rate of pay for overtime work equal to one and one half times the regular hourly wage • Etymology: 1885–90 … From formal English to slang**time and a half**— n. a rate of payment one and a half times the usual rate, as for working overtime … English World dictionary**time-and-a-half**— n. An hourly pay rate commonly paid for overtime work, calculated by adding 50% of the usual hourly rate to the usual hourly rate. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 … Law dictionary**time and a half**— {n. phr.} Pay given to a worker at a rate half again as much as he usually gets. * /John got time and a half when he worked beyond his usual quitting time./ * /Tom gets one dollar for regular pay and a dollar and a half for time and a half./ … Dictionary of American idioms**time and a half**— {n. phr.} Pay given to a worker at a rate half again as much as he usually gets. * /John got time and a half when he worked beyond his usual quitting time./ * /Tom gets one dollar for regular pay and a dollar and a half for time and a half./ … Dictionary of American idioms**time\ and\ a\ half**— n. phr. Pay given to a worker at a rate half again as much as he usually gets. John got time and a half when he worked beyond his usual quitting time. Tom gets one dollar for regular pay and a dollar and a half for time and a half … Словарь американских идиом**time and a half**— one and a half times the usual money that you earn We get time and a half for working on Sundays … English dictionary