Revenue

Revenue
The amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income.

Revenue is calculated by multiplying the price at which goods or services are sold by the number of units or amount sold.

Revenue is also known as "REVs".

Revenue is the amount of money that is brought into a company by its business activities. In the case of government, revenue is the money received from taxation, fees, fines, inter-governmental grants or transfers, securities sales, mineral rights and resource rights, as well as any sales that are made.


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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 / 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… …   Law dictionary

  • 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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