The money or other gain received, esp. in a given period, by an individual, corporation, etc. for labor or services or from property, investments, operations, etc.
Origin of income
From Middle English, equivalent to in- + come. Cognate with Dutchinkomen (“income, earnings, gainings”), GermanEinkommen (“income, earnings, competence”), Icelandicinnkváma (“income”), Danishindkomst (“income”), Swedishinkomst (“income”).
This income will not be regarded as welfare.
He had a good income and access to his father's equipment.
Despite Count Bezukhov's enormous wealth, since he had come into an income which was said to amount to five hundred thousand rubles a year, Pierre felt himself far poorer than when his father had made him an allowance of ten thousand rubles.
There will be so much wealth that a minimum income will be guaranteed to everyone.
At the same time, the percent of income we individually have to spend on feeding ourselves plummeted as well.