An example of revenue is all the money made by the government in a year.
- the return from property or investment; income
- an item or source of income
- items or amounts of income collectively, as of a nation
- the income from taxes, licenses, etc., as of a city, state, or nation
- the governmental service that collects certain taxes
Origin of revenueMiddle English ; from Middle French ; from feminine past participle of revenir, to return, come back ; from re-, back + venir ; from Classical Latin venire, to come
- The income of a government from all sources appropriated for the payment of the public expenses.
- Yield from property or investment; income.
- All the income produced by a particular source.
- A governmental department set up to collect public funds.
Origin of revenueMiddle English, from Old French, from feminine past participle of revenir, to return, from Latin reven&imacron;re : re-, re- + ven&imacron;re, to come; see gwa- in Indo-European roots.
Recorded in English from 1433, "income from property or possessions", from Middle French revenue, from Old French "a return" (modern French 'revenu'), the prop. feminine past participle of revenir (“come back") (=modern French), from Latin revenire (“to return, come back"), from re- (“back") + venire (“to come")
revenue - Investment & Finance Definition
Money that a company takes in from the sale of goods and services. On the balance sheet, revenues increase assets and stockholders’ equity. The cost of expenses is subtracted from total revenue to calculate net income. The term sales may be used interchangeably on a company’s net income statement as another word for revenue.
revenue - Legal Definition