Search Result for "revenue": pronunciation
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the entire amount of income before any deductions are made;
[syn: gross, revenue, receipts]

2. government income due to taxation;
[syn: tax income, taxation, tax revenue, revenue]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Revenue \Rev"e*nue\, n. [F. revenu, OF. revenue, fr. revenir to return, L. revenire; pref. re- re- + venire to come. See Come.] 1. That which returns, or comes back, from an investment; the annual rents, profits, interest, or issues of any species of property, real or personal; income. [1913 Webster] Do not anticipate your revenues and live upon air till you know what you are worth. --Gray. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, return; reward; as, a revenue of praise. [1913 Webster] 3. The annual yield of taxes, excise, customs, duties, rents, etc., which a nation, state, or municipality collects and receives into the treasury for public use. [1913 Webster] Revenue cutter, an armed government vessel employed to enforce revenue laws, prevent smuggling, etc. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

revenue n 1: the entire amount of income before any deductions are made [syn: gross, revenue, receipts] 2: government income due to taxation [syn: tax income, taxation, tax revenue, revenue]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "revenue": avails, box office, commissions, credit, credits, disposable income, dividend, dividends, earned income, earnings, gain, gains, gate, gate receipts, get, gross, gross income, gross receipts, income, intake, interest, make, net, net income, net receipts, output, proceeds, produce, profit, profits, receipt, receipts, receivables, returns, royalties, salary, take, take-in, takings, unearned income, wages, yield
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

REVENUE. The income of the government arising from taxation, duties, and the like; and, according to some correct lawyers, under the idea of revenue is also included the proceeds of the sale of stocks, lands, and other property owned by the government. Story, Const. Sec. 877. Vide Money Bills. By revenue is also understood the income of private individuals and corporations.




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