Simple Definition of income
: money that is earned from work, investments, business, etc.
Full Definition of income
Examples of income in a sentence
Any income from investments must be reported.
Farming is his main source of income.
Even on two incomes, we're having a hard time keeping up with our bills.
He earns a good income as a consultant.
What was the company's annual income?
First Known Use of income
INCOME Defined for Kids
Definition of income for Students
: a gain usually in money that comes in from labor, business, or property
Legal Definition of income
: a gain or recurrent benefit usually measured in money that derives from capital or labor; also : the amount of such gain received in a period of time <an income of $20,000 a year>
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up income? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).