Definitions for incomeˈɪn kʌm

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. income(noun)

    the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. income(Noun)

    A coming in; arrival; entrance; introduction.

  2. income(Noun)

    A new-comer or arrival; an incomer.

  3. income(Noun)

    An entrance-fee.

  4. income(Noun)

    A coming in as by influx or inspiration, hence, an inspired quality or characteristic, as courage or zeal; an inflowing principle.

  5. income(Noun)

    A disease or ailment without known or apparent cause, as distinguished between one induced by accident or contagion; an oncome.

  6. income(Noun)

    Money one earns by working or capitalising off other people's work.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Income(noun)

    a coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion

  2. Income(noun)

    that which is caused to enter; inspiration; influence; hence, courage or zeal imparted

  3. Income(noun)

    that gain which proceeds from labor, business, property, or capital of any kind, as the produce of a farm, the rent of houses, the proceeds of professional business, the profits of commerce or of occupation, or the interest of money or stock in funds, etc.; revenue; receipts; salary; especially, the annual receipts of a private person, or a corporation, from property; as, a large income

  4. Income(noun)

    that which is taken into the body as food; the ingesta; -- sometimes restricted to the nutritive, or digestible, portion of the food. See Food. Opposed to output

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  1. Income

    Income is the consumption and savings opportunity gained by an entity within a specified timeframe, which is generally expressed in monetary terms. However, for households and individuals, "income is the sum of all the wages, salaries, profits, interests payments, rents and other forms of earnings received... in a given period of time." In the field of public economics, the term may refer to the accumulation of both monetary and non-monetary consumption ability, with the former being used as a proxy for total income.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Income

    Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. INCOME

    The reliable offspring of a wise investment. From Lat. _in_ and _coma_, meaning sleep. Money which works while you sleep.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'income' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #826

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'income' in Written Corpus Frequency: #957

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'income' in Nouns Frequency: #315


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