income

  • 1 income — in·come n: a gain or recurrent benefit usu. measured in money that derives from capital or labor; also: the amount of such gain received in a period of time an income of $20,000 a year Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Income — In come, n. 1. A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] More abundant incomes of light and strength from God. Bp. Rust. [1913 Webster] At mine income I louted low. Drant. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 income — (n.) c.1300, entrance, arrival, lit. what enters, perhaps a noun use of the late Old English verb incuman come in, from in (adv.) + cuman to come (see COME (Cf. come)). Meaning money made through business or labor (i.e., that which comes in as a… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 income — [n] money earned by work or investments assets, avails, benefits, bottom line*, cash, cash flow, commission, compensation, dividends, drawings, earnings, gains, gravy*, gross, harvest, honorarium, interest, in the black*, livelihood, means, net,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 income — ► NOUN ▪ money received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 income — [in′kum΄] n. [ME: see IN1 & COME] 1. Archaic the act or an instance of coming in 2. the money or other gain received, esp. in a given period, by an individual, corporation, etc. for labor or services or from property, investments, operations, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 income — money that is being earned by the business. Glossary of Business Terms * * * income in‧come [ˈɪŋkʌm, ˈɪn ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] money that you earn from your job or that you receive from investments: • The family pays more than 50% of …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 income — The return in money from one s business, labor, or capital invested; gains, profits, salary, wages, etc. The gain derived from capital, from labor or effort, or both combined, including profit or gain through sale or conversion of capital. Income …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9 income — The return in money from one s business, labor, or capital invested; gains, profits, salary, wages, etc. The gain derived from capital, from labor or effort, or both combined, including profit or gain through sale or conversion of capital. Income …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 Income — This article is about theoretical attempts to define income. For its definition in United States law, see Income (United States legal definitions). Income is the consumption and savings opportunity gained by an entity within a specified time… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 income — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ high, large ▪ six figure (esp. AmE) ▪ The business provided him with a six figure income. ▪ sufficient ▪ average …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 income — in|come W1S2 [ˈıŋkʌm, ˈın ] n [U and C] the money that you earn from your work or that you receive from ↑investments, the government etc ▪ People on a high income should pay more tax. ▪ low income families ▪ His annual income is £250,000. ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 income — 01. It is generally quite difficult to raise a family on a single [income] in this country today, so very often both parents work full time. 02. Their combined family [income] is about $50,000 a year. 03. Tax is payable on all [income] received… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 income — n. 1) to earn an income 2) an annual; earned; fixed; gross; independent; monthly; net; taxable; unearned; weekly income 3) per capita income 4) beyond one s income (they live beyond their income) 5) within one s income (to live within one s… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 income */*/*/ — UK [ˈɪnkʌm] / US [ˈɪnˌkʌm] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms income : singular income plural incomes economics money that someone gets from working or from investing money Most of the villagers rely on farming for income.… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 income — in|come [ ın,kʌm ] noun count or uncount *** money that someone gets from working or from investing money: Most of the villagers rely on farming for income. retirement/investment/rental income Many single income families cannot afford the high… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 income — Synonyms and related words: access, admission, avails, base pay, box office, capital gains, cleanup, clear profit, commissions, compensation, credit, credits, dismissal wage, disposable income, dividend, dividends, earned income, earnings,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 income — / INkVm, In / noun (C, U) the money that you earn from your work or that you receive from investments: Most of my income goes on my rent. | be on a high/low income: It s only reasonable that people on a high income should pay more tax. | live… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 income — incomeless, adj. /in kum/, n. 1. the monetary payment received for goods or services, or from other sources, as rents or investments. 2. something that comes in as an addition or increase, esp. by chance. 3. Archaic. a coming in. [1250 1300; ME:… …

    Universalium

  • 20 Income — Economic wealth that is generated in exchange for an individual s performance of agreed upon activities or through investing capital. Income is consumed to fuel day to day expenditures. In businesses, income can refer to a company s remaining… …

    Investment dictionary