revenue
rev·e·nue /'re-və-ˌnü, -ˌnyü/ n often attrib
1: the total income produced by a given source
a property expected to yield a large annual revenue
2: the gross income returned by an investment
3: the yield of sources of income (as taxes) that a political unit (as a nation or state) collects and receives into the treasury for public use
4: a government department concerned with the collection of national revenue

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

revenue
I noun compensation, dividends, earnings, emolument, gain, hire, income, intake, interest, livelihood, pay, payment, perquisites, proceeds, profit, receipts, recompense, reditus, remuneration, return, reward, salary, vectigal, wages, yield associated concepts: appropriation law, internal revenue, revenue bills, revenue law, revenue-producing income, revenue tax II index boom (prosperity), capital, duty (tax), earnings, finance, income, money, pay, perquisite, proceeds, profit, rent, resource, substance (material possessions), wage

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


revenue
n.
Income; gross income of a business, individual, government, or any other entity that can earn money.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


revenue
n. Synonymous with income, derived from whatever source(s); that which comes back as a return on an investment.
See also income.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


revenue
Return or profit such as the annual or periodic rents, profits, interest, or income from any type of real or personal property, received by an individual, a corporation, or a government.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


revenue
Return or profit such as the annual or periodic rents, profits, interest, or income from any type of real or personal property, received by an individual, a corporation, or a government.

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  • revenue — rev‧e‧nue [ˈrevnjuː ǁ nuː] noun [uncountable] 1. also revenues ACCOUNTING FINANCE money that a business or organization receives over a period of time, especially from selling goods or services: • …   Financial and business terms

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revenue — [ r(ə)vəny; rəv(ə)ny ] n. f. • 1283; « retour » XIIe; de revenir ♦ Sylvic. Pousse nouvelle des bois de taillis. ● revenue nom féminin Pousse nouvelle des bois récemment coupés. revenue n. f. SYLVIC Jeune bois qui repousse sur une coupe de taillis …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • revenue — (n.) mid 15c., income from property or possessions, from M.Fr. revenue, from O.Fr., a return, prop. fem. pp. of revenir come back, from L. revenire return, come back, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + venire come (see VENUE ( …   Etymology dictionary

  • Revenue — (franz., spr. röw nǖ ), Einkommen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Revenue — (frz., spr. rĕw nüh), Einkommen. Revenuenhypothek, Hypothek, bei welcher der Gläubiger Befriedigung nur aus den Nutzungen des Grundstücks suchen soll …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Revenue — Revenue,die:⇨Einkünfte(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • revenue — [n] income, profit acquirement, annuity, bottom line*, cash flow, credit, dividend, earnings, emolument, fruits*, fund, gain, gate*, get*, gravy*, handle*, interest, means, net, pay, payoff, perquisite, proceeds, receipt, resources, return,… …   New thesaurus

  • revenue — ► NOUN 1) the income received by an organization. 2) a state s annual income from which public expenses are met. ORIGIN from Latin revenire return …   English terms dictionary

  • revenue — [rev′ə no͞o΄, rev′ənyo͞o΄] n. [ME < MFr < fem. pp. of revenir, to return, come back < re , back + venir < L venire, to COME] 1. the return from property or investment; income 2. a) an item or source of income b) [pl.] items or amounts …   English World dictionary

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