Revenue meaning

rĕvə-no͝o, -nyo͝o
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All the income produced by a particular source.
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The income of a government from all sources appropriated for the payment of the public expenses.
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Yield from property or investment; income.
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A governmental department set up to collect public funds.
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The return from property or investment; income.
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The income from taxes, licenses, etc., as of a city, state, or nation.
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The governmental service that collects certain taxes.
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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.
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Synonymous with income, derived from whatever source(s); that which comes back as a return on an investment. See also income.
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The total income received from a given source.
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All income generated for some political entity's treasury by taxation and other means.
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(accounting) The total sales; turnover.
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(accounting) The net revenue, net sales.
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The definition of revenue is income.

An example of revenue is all the money made by the government in a year.

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Origin of revenue

  • Middle English from Old French from feminine past participle of revenir to return from Latin revenīre re- re- venīre to come gwā- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 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")

    From Wiktionary