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in·come

 (ĭn′kŭm′)
n.
1. The amount of money or its equivalent received during a period of time in exchange for labor or services, from the sale of goods or property, or as profit from financial investments.
2. The act of coming in; entrance.

[Middle English, arrival, entrance, from incomen, to come in, from Old English incuman : in, in; see in1 + cuman, to come; see come.]

income

(ˈɪnkʌm; ˈɪnkəm)
n
1. (Economics) the amount of monetary or other returns, either earned or unearned, accruing over a given period of time
2. (Commerce) receipts; revenue
3. rare an inflow or influx
[C13 (in the sense: arrival, entrance): from Old English incumen a coming in]

in•come

(ˈɪn kʌm)

n.
1. the monetary payment received for goods or services, or from other sources, such as rents or investments; revenue; receipts: an annual income of $25,000.
2. a coming in; influx.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of timeincome - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
financial gain - the amount of monetary gain
disposable income - income (after taxes) that is available to you for saving or spending
double dipping - two incomes received from the same source (as by holding a government job and receiving a government pension)
easy money, gravy train - income obtained with a minimum of effort
Earnings Before Interest Taxes Depreciation and Amortization, EBITDA - income before interest and taxes and depreciation and amortization have been subtracted; an indicator of a company's profitability that is watched by investors (especially in leveraged buyouts)
net income, net profit, profit, profits, earnings, lucre, net - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
cash flow - the excess of cash revenues over cash outlays in a give period of time (not including non-cash expenses)
personal income - the income received by a single individual
rental income - income received from rental properties
proceeds, take, takings, yield, payoff, issue, return - the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
gross revenue, gross sales, sales - income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time
net sales - gross sales reduced by customer discounts, returns, freight out, and allowances
unearned income, unearned revenue - (accounting) income received but not yet earned (usually considered a current liability on a company's balance sheet)
unearned income, unearned revenue - personal income that you did not earn (e.g., dividends or interest or rent income)
government income, government revenue - income available to the government
per capita income - the total national income divided by the number of people in the nation
expenditure, outgo, outlay, spending - money paid out; an amount spent

income

noun revenue, gains, earnings, means, pay, interest, returns, profits, wages, rewards, yield, proceeds, salary, receipts, takings Over a third of their income is from comedy videos.
Quotations
"A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of. It certainly may secure all the myrtle and turkey part of it" [Jane Austen Mansfield Park]
Translations
دَخْلٌدَخْل، إيراد شَهْري
příjem
indkomstindtægt
tulot
prihod
jövedelem
tekjur
所得
소득
pajamų deklaracijapajamų mokestis
ienākumi
dohodek
inkomst
รายได้
thu nhập

income

[ˈɪnkʌm]
A. N (gen) → ingresos mpl; (from property) → renta f; (= salary) → salario m, sueldo m; (= takings) → entradas fpl; (= interest) → réditos mpl; (= profit) → ganancias fpl
gross/net incomeingresos mpl brutos/netos
private incomerentas fpl
national incomerenta f nacional
I can't live on my incomeno puedo vivir con lo que gano
to live beyond one's incomegastar más de lo que se gana
to live within one's incomevivir de acuerdo a los ingresos
B. CPD income and expenditure account Ncuenta f de gastos e ingresos
income bracket, income group Ncategoría f económica
the lower income groupslos sectores de ingresos más bajos
incomes policy Npolítica f salarial or de salarios
income support N (Brit) → ayuda f compensatoria
income tax Nimpuesto m sobre la renta
income tax return Ndeclaración f de impuestos

income

[ˈɪnkəm] nrevenu m
to be on a low income → avoir un faible revenu
gross income → revenu brut
net income → revenu net income and expenditure accountincome and expenditure account ncompte m de recettes et de dépensesincome bracket ncatégorie f de revenusincome category ncatégorie f de revenusincome group ncatégorie f de revenusincome inequality ninégalité f de revenusincome source nsource f de revenusincomes policy npolitique f des revenusincome stream nrentrées fpl régulièresincome support n (British)revenu m minimum d'insertionRMI mincome tax n (gen)impôt m sur le revenu; [corporations] → impôt m sur les bénéficesincome tax inspector ninspecteur/trice m des contributions directesincome tax return ndéclaration f des revenus

income

nEinkommen nt; (= receipts)Einkünfte pl; an annual income of £45,000ein Jahreseinkommen von £ 45.000; families on low incomes, low-income familieseinkommensschwache Familien pl; to live within one’s incomeseinen Verhältnissen entsprechend leben

income

:
income account
nErtragskonto nt
income bond
nSchuldverschreibung f (mit vom Gewinn der Gesellschaft abgängiger Verzinsung)
income bracket
nEinkommensklasse f
income group
nEinkommensgruppe f

income

:
incomes policy
nLohnpolitik f
income statement
income support
n (Brit) → ˜ Sozialhilfe f
income tax
nLohnsteuer f; (on private income) → Einkommensteuer f
income tax return

income

[ˈɪnkʌm] n (gen) → reddito; (from receipts) → introito
gross/net income → reddito lordo/netto
private income → rendita
to live within/beyond one's income → vivere secondo i propri mezzi/al di sopra dei propri mezzi

income

(ˈiŋkəm) noun
money received by a person as wages etc. He cannot support his family on his income.
income tax
a tax paid on income over a certain amount.
ˈincome-tax return noun
an official form that has to be completed with information about one's income and expenses and sent to a government department.

income

دَخْلٌ příjem indkomst Einkommen εισόδημα ingresos tulot revenu prihod reddito 所得 소득 inkomen inntekt dochód renda, rendimento доход inkomst รายได้ gelir thu nhập 收入

income

n. ingreso, entrada;
___ taximpuestos.

income

n ingresos; low-income patients pacientes de bajos recursos
References in classic literature ?
There was no choice about this--whatever work there was to be done they had to do, if they wished to keep their places; besides that, it added another pittance to their incomes.
In France the painter earns little unless he paints portraits and is patronised by rich Americans; and men of reputation are glad to increase their incomes by spending two or three hours once a week at one of the numerous studios where art is taught.
Yet it had served so many people, she thought, glancing at the rows of houses on either side of her, where families, whose incomes must be between a thousand and fifteen-hundred a year lived, and kept, perhaps, three servants, and draped their windows with curtains which were always thick and generally dirty, and must, she thought, since you could only see a looking-glass gleaming above a sideboard on which a dish of apples was set, keep the room inside very dark.
Brooke on this occasion little thought of the Radical speech which, at a later period, he was led to make on the incomes of the bishops.
Here were whole lines of gentlemen who were burdened with a surplus in their incomes, and who were loudly calling to the poor and needy to come and take it off their hands.
It was reported on good authority that he was in receipt of one of the largest incomes derived from the practice of medicine in modern times.
His income last year was about $100,000,000--it is doubtful if the incomes of all the Rothschilds together make a greater sum.
It is so sluffed over and hushed up, there is so little clear thinking--oh, political economy, of course, but so few of us think clearly about our own private incomes, and admit that independent thoughts are in nine cases out of ten the result of independent means.
In New York we all wear labels, stating our incomes and prospects in clear lettering.
He had stood in danger of arrest; of bailiffs, and a jail--a vulgar jail, to which the common people with small incomes went.
said Dowley; "ye could say more than that and speak no lie; there's no earl in the realm of Bagdemagus that hath an income like to that.
And the distinction is not quite so much against the candour and common sense of the world as appears at first; for a very narrow income has a tendency to contract the mind, and sour the temper.