Definitions of income

  1. A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. That which is caused to enter; inspiration; influence; hence, courage or zeal imparted. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The gain which proceeds from labor, business, property, or capital; yearly receipts of a person or business company; income tax, a tax laid upon the yearly receipts or profits of an individual or corporation. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The gain, profit, or interest resulting from anything: revenue. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Revenue; gain derived. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The amount of money coming in; revenue. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for income

  1. I've left him an income of a thousand dollars a year. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  2. It would have been much easier, of course, if her husband had left her and his child " comfortably off," or even with a tiny income – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick