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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.

Income Quotations

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
Albert Einstein

We need business to understand its social responsibility, that the main task and objective for a business is not to generate extra income and to become rich and transfer the money abroad, but to look and evaluate what a businessman has done for the country, for the people, on whose account he or she has become so rich.
Vladimir Putin

In my experience, poor people are the world's greatest entrepreneurs. Every day, they must innovate in order to survive. They remain poor because they do not have the opportunities to turn their creativity into sustainable income.
Muhammad Yunus

If a child, a spouse, a life partner, or a parent depends on you and your income, you need life insurance.
Suze Orman

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
Arthur C. Clarke
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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
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