What does income mean?

Definitions for income
ˈɪn kʌmin·come

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word income.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. income(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Income

    in′kum, n. the gain, profit, or interest resulting from anything: revenue: (Shak.) arrival: (Scot.) a disease coming without known cause.—n.pl. In′come-bonds, a term applied to a bastard kind of security which has no mortgage rights, and is really only a sort of preference share.—ns. In′comer, one who comes in: one who takes possession of a farm, house, &c., or who comes to live in a place, not having been born there; In′come-tax, a tax directly levied on all persons having incomes above a certain amount.—adj. In′coming, coming in, as an occupant: accruing: (Scot.) ensuing, next to follow.—n. the act of coming in: revenue. [Eng. in and come.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Income

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

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. INCOME

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

Editors Contribution

  1. income

    The amount of money or currency a person earns or receives.

    They did receive a just sufficient income to enable them to marry.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  
  2. income

    The amount of money or currency received to a business, company, enterprise, organization or person for commodities, employment, goods, products or services, work, self-employment or unity government support.

    The income from the business was enough to live on.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2020  
  3. income

    The amount of money or currency received to a form of unity assembly, unity council, unity legislature, unity senate, house of representatives, unity government, local unity government, regional unity government, national unity government, european unity government and international unity government or person for commodities, goods, products, services or tax receipts.

    The local unity government received a sufficient income from various sources.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 7, 2020  

British National Corpus

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of income in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of income in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of income in a Sentence

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    Let me speak for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, I am opposed to non-germane amendments, whether it's funding for the FBI building or for example whether in the Democratic House bill it's a tax cut for high income earners in blue states or other non-germane amendments in the House bill like marijuana studies or aid to illegal immigrants.

  2. Craig Johnson:

    Real disposable income growth has remained weak and that has contributed to the growth and outperformance of off-price chains and the continued slowdown for department stores.

  3. Angel Mata:

    It's just the fear of the unknown, 2008 – though it was seven years ago – is still fresh in everybody's mind and the fear is we could have a kind of situation that we had back then, which was driven by the fixed-income side.

  4. The Agriculture Department:

    The proposed rule may also negatively impact food security and reduce the savings rates among those individuals who do not meet the income and resource eligibility requirements for SNAP.

  5. Alanna McCargo:

    The findings are consistent with what we are seeing in the economic fallout overall, we will see a widening in existing housing disparities by race and by income.

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