income definition

  • noun:
    • The amount of money or its comparable received during a period of time in exchange for labor or solutions, from purchase of goods or residential property, or as make money from monetary investments.
    • The work of coming in; entry.
    • A coming in; arrival; entrance; introduction.
    • A new-comer or arrival; an incomer.
    • An entrance-fee.
    • A coming in as by influx or inspiration, thus, an inspired high quality or characteristic, as courage or zeal; an inflowing principle.
    • A disease or ailment without known or evident cause, as distinguished between one caused by accident or contagion; an oncome.
    • Money one earns by working or capitalising off other people's work.
    • A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion.
    • That which is caused to enter; inspiration; impact; for this reason, nerve or zeal imparted.
    • That gain which proceeds from work, company, property, or capital of any sort, whilst the produce of a farm, the lease of homes, the profits of expert business, the profits of commerce or of career, or perhaps the interest of cash or stock in funds, etc.; income; receipts; income; especially, the yearly receipts of a private person, or a corporation, from property.
    • whatever is taken in to the human anatomy as food; the ingesta; -- often restricted to the nutritive, or digestible, portion of the food. See Food. Against production.
    • A coming in; arrival; entrance; introduction.
    • A new-comer or arrival; an incomer.
    • An entrance-fee.
    • A coming in as by influx or determination; for this reason, an inspired high quality or characteristic, as courage or zeal; an inflowing principle.
    • an illness or ailment coming without understood or obvious cause, as distinguished in one induced accidentally or contagion. See ancome, oncome.
    • whatever comes in to someone as repayment for labor or solutions rendered in some office, or as gain from places, company, the investment of capital, etc.; receipts or emoluments regularly accruing, either in confirmed time, or, whenever unqualified, yearly; the yearly receipts of one or a corporation; revenue: as, an income of five thousand dollars; his income has-been a lot paid down; the earnings through the business is little.
    • the profit (attained or unearned) accruing over confirmed duration

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