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Definition of Income


  1. A coming in; entrance; admittance; ingress; infusion.
  2. That which is caused to enter; inspiration; influence; hence, courage or zeal imparted.
  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.
  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.
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Income Translations

income in Danish is indkomst
income in Dutch is inkomen, ontvangst, opbrengst
income in Finnish is korko
income in French is rente, revenu
income in German is Einkommen
income in Italian is reddito
income in Norwegian is inntekt
income in Portuguese is renda
income in Spanish is redito
income in Swedish is inkomst, inkomster