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Definitions for income
ˈɪn kʌmin·come

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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.

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

How to pronounce income?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say income in sign language?

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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. Sylvester Kinyori:

    This is my new source of income.

  2. Entrepreneurship Caleb:

    Your impact is more important than your income.

  3. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Fettig:

    We need to see the average household income rise.

  4. Florida Gov. Rick Scott:

    Why? They’re going to tax their endowment income.

  5. Tim Gannon:

    That's a fairly significant amount of income to lose.

Images & Illustrations of income

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