Revenue

Definition of Revenue

Rev´e`nue
n.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.
Do not anticipate your revenues and live upon air till you know what you are worth.
- Gray.
2.Hence, return; reward; as, a revenue of praise.
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.
Revenue cutter
an armed government vessel employed to enforce revenue laws, prevent smuggling, etc.

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avails, box office, commissions, credit, credits, disposable income, dividend, dividends, earned income, earnings, gain, gains, gate, gate receipts, get, gross, gross income, gross receipts, intake, interest, make, net, net income, net receipts, output, produce, profits, receipt, receipts, receivables, returns, royalties, salary, take-in, takings, unearned income, wages, yield
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