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Right now, too many women who reach retirement age find themselves widowed or single, relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income.
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Meaning of "income" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD INCOME

(Arrival, entrance): from Old English incumen a coming in.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF INCOME

income  [ˈɪnkʌm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INCOME

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Income is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES INCOME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Income

Income is the consumption and savings opportunity gained by an entity within a specified timeframe, which is generally expressed in monetary terms. However, for households and individuals, "income is the sum of all the wages, salaries, profits, interests payments, rents and other forms of earnings received... in a given period of time." In the field of public economics, the term may refer to the accumulation of both monetary and non-monetary consumption ability, with the former being used as a proxy for total income.

Definition of income in the English dictionary

The first definition of income in the dictionary is the amount of monetary or other returns, either earned or unearned, accruing over a given period of time. Other definition of income is receipts; revenue. Income is also an inflow or influx.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INCOME


become
bɪˈkʌm
come
kʌm
cum
kʌm
downcome
ˈdaʊnˌkʌm
forthcome
fɔːθˈkʌm
lower-income
ˌləʊəˈɪnkʌm
misbecome
ˌmɪsbɪˈkʌm
newcome
ˈnjuːˌkʌm
offscum
ˈɒfˌskʌm
oncome
ˈɒnˌkʌm
outcome
ˈaʊtˌkʌm
overcome
ˌəʊvəˈkʌm
owrecome
ˈaʊəˌkʌm
scum
skʌm
succumb
səˈkʌm
unovercome
ˌʌnˌəʊvəˈkʌm
upcome
ˈʌpˌkʌm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INCOME

incombustibility
incombustible
incombustibleness
incombustibly
income and expenditure account
income bond
income bracket
income category
income group
income inequality
income source
income stream
income support
income tax
income tax inspector
income tax return
incomer
incomes policy
incoming
incommensurability

WORDS THAT END LIKE INCOME

accrued income
ancome
assessable income
assessed income
cash income
discretionary income
disposable income
earned income
foreign currency income
franked investment income
gross domestic income
high-income
investment income
national income
per capita income
private income
residual income
unearned income
unfranked income
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Synonyms and antonyms of income in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «INCOME»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «income» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of income

Translation of «income» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INCOME

Find out the translation of income to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of income from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «income» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

收入
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ingresos
570 millions of speakers

English

income
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دَخْلٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

доход
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

renda
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

revenu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pendapatan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Einkommen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

所得
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소득
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Income
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thu nhập
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வருமானம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्पन्न
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gelir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

reddito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dochód
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дохід
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

venit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εισόδημα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

inkomste
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

inkomst
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

inntekt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of income

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INCOME»

The term «income» is very widely used and occupies the 4.128 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INCOME» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «income» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «income» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about income

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10 QUOTES WITH «INCOME»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word income.
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Colin Baker
I could, I think, quite easily have gone to Oxford. I got four good A levels, but my father's income was such that I wouldn't have got a grant, and he wouldn't let me go to university, and that was the end of it.
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Melissa Bean
The IRS is currently considering a rule that would make it easier for tax preparers to disclose the private information contained in tax returns - including name, address, Social Security number, employer, income, and charitable donations.
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Judy Biggert
Right now, too many women who reach retirement age find themselves widowed or single, relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income.
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Robert Bringhurst
How much money you get, depends on lots of extraneous things. It depends on how good you are at turning poetry into a marketable product, which is something it was never supposed to be. That's why many people suppose that the better the poet you are the lower your income should be, and that's probably true.
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Ginny Brown-Waite
In fact, Social Security is the only source of income nationwide for 29 percent of unmarried elderly women.
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Ginny Brown-Waite
On the other end of the spectrum, these women who do live long enough to collect Social Security face the challenge of being disproportionately dependent on the Social Security system for retirement income.
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Brendon Burchard
Those things that you just do, if you put that together in a DVD program, let's say, for $97, to teach people how to do that. Well, if you sold 100 of those a month, that's $9,700 of income a month just teaching what you already do and know to people who want to learn how to do the same.
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Michael Burgess
In a system where the cost of care is hidden by taxes levied on your income, property, and business activities, it is no wonder why so many Americans rely on Medicaid to pay their long term care.
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Kim Campbell
It would be naive to imagine we have solved all our income security problems simply because the roles of the federal and provincial governments in the area of skills training have been clarified.
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Kim Campbell
For too many, to work means having less income.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INCOME»

Discover the use of income in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to income and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Fixed Income Securities
This comprehensive guide provides complete coverage of the wide range of fixed income securities, including: U.S. Treasury securities Agencies Municipal securities Asset-backed securities Corporate and international bonds Mortgage-backed ...
Frank J. Fabozzi, 2008
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Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives Handbook: Analysis ...
The book is extremely well written and is the best resource I have found so far." —Patrick Y. Shim, Financial Advisor, CG Investment Group, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC The Second Edition of the Fixed-Income Securities and Derivatives ...
Moorad Choudhry, 2010
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Multiple Streams of Income: How to Generate a Lifetime of ...
For this book, Allen researched hundreds of income-producing opportunities and narrowed them down to ten surefire moneymakers anyone can profit from. This revised edition includes a new chapter on a cutting-edge investing technique.
Robert G. Allen, 2011
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Making $40,000 Per Month in Extra Income: A Step-by-step ...
Whether you're stuck in the corporate rat race, working at home, slaving for your boss, student, or just one with a curious mind for earning $40,000 per month, this guide is for you!
Marc Gaudet, 2008
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Income Distribution in Historical Perspective
In this volume a distinguished team of international contributors consider some of the central long-term issues raised by the problem of income distribution.
Y. S. Brenner, Hartmut Kaelble, Mark Thomas, 1991
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Comparative Income Taxation: A Structural Analysis
The purpose of this book is to compare different solutions adopted by nine industrialized countries to common problems of income tax design.
Hugh J. Ault, Brian J. Arnold, 2010
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Introduction to Fixed Income Analytics: Relative Value ...
This book addresses everything from the valuation of fixed income securities with embedded options to the features of structured products—such as mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities—while also offering insights on ...
Frank J. Fabozzi, Steven V. Mann, 2010
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The New Geography of Global Income Inequality
The surprising finding of this book is that, contrary to conventional wisdom, global income inequality is decreasing.
Glenn Firebaugh, 2009
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Basic Federal Income Tax
CrunchTime provides a comprehensive topic breakdown and critical information review all in one tool.
Gwendolyn Griffith Lieuallen, 2009
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Fixed Income Analysis
This book, valuable for self-study as well as for general reference, provides complete coverage of the most important issues in fixed income analysis.
Frank J. Fabozzi, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INCOME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term income is used in the context of the following news items.
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This income calculator will tell you if you are in the global middle …
If you're reading this, chances are you're probably rich, at least by global standards. To see for yourself, plug your income into Pew's new ... «Quartz, Jul 15»
2
Best Fidelity Funds for Income Investors-Kiplinger
But if earning cash from your investment portfolio is a chief goal, it is worth revisiting the behemoth's income-oriented lineup. That's because in ... «Kiplinger Personal Finance, Jul 15»
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Income is not what it used to be - FT.com
Investors are desperate for income, with zero interest rates in most of the developed world setting a clear barrier to finding high yields. «Financial Times, Jul 15»
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What Is Unearned Income? - The Motley Fool
Understanding the difference between what is unearned income and what is earned income is important, because they receive different tax ... «Motley Fool, Jul 15»
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ConnectHome Program To Provide Broadband for 275,000 Low …
Nonprofits and private sector businesses will collaborate with HUD to provide a number of support services for low-income housing residents. «Library Journal, Jul 15»
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[CHART] Income Inequality Has Reached Historic Levels
Income inequality in many countries around the world, including the United States, has reached record highs. This is according to a new report ... «Money Morning, Jul 15»
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Brook Park considers income tax hike for fall ballot | cleveland.com
Coyne wants the Brook Park council to ask voters to hike the city income tax by half a percent and dedicate the increase to roads and sewers. «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
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Military Families Pay More Income For Housing Than Civilians …
The percentage of income that goes to a mortgage payment in the United States for most residents is 15.5 percent. For military families, the rate ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
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Half of your income now goes on rent | Metro News
Half of your income now goes on rent. Amy Willis for Metro.co.ukFriday 17 Jul 2015 7:42 am. 763. Half of your income now goes on rent Even less money for ... «Metro, Jul 15»
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Military Pensions Now Exempt From State Income Tax - Hartford …
Fifty percent of the income from military pensions had already been exempt from the income tax. Legislators have now extended the benefit to ... «Hartford Courant, Jul 15»

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