# Dividend vs Income - What's the difference?

dividend | income |

## As nouns the difference between dividend and income

is that dividend is dividend while income is money]] one earns by working or by [[capitalise|capitalising on the work of others.

# dividend

## English

(wikipedia dividend)

### Noun

(en noun)
• (arithmetic) A number or expression that is to be divided by another.
• In "42 ÷ 3" the dividend is the 42.
• (finance) A pro rata payment of money by a company to its shareholders, usually made periodically (eg, quarterly or annually).
• #### Hyponyms

* regular dividend, special dividend

* addition, summation: (augend) + (addend) = (summand) × (summand) = (sum, total) * subtraction: (minuend) ? (subtrahend) = (difference) * multiplication: (multiplier) × (multiplicand) = (factor) × (factor) = (product) * division: (dividend) ÷ (divisor) = (quotient), remainder left over if divisor does not divide dividend * numerator ----

# income

## English

(wikipedia income)

### Noun

(en noun)
• Money]] one earns by working or by [[capitalise, capitalising on the work of others.
• *, chapter=23
• , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=The struggle with ways and means had recommenced, more difficult now a hundredfold than it had been before, because of their increasing needs. Their income disappeared as a little rivulet that is swallowed by the thirsty ground.}}
• * 2010 Dec. 4, , " Why It’s Time to Worry", Newsweek (retrieved 16 June 2013):
• In 1970 the richest 1 percent made 9 percent of the nation’s income ; now that top slice makes closer to 25 percent.
• *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=(Joseph Stiglitz)
• , volume=188, issue=26, page=19, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Globalisation is about taxes too , passage=It is the starving of the public sector which has been pivotal in America no longer being the land of opportunity – with a child's life prospects more dependent on the income and education of its parents than in other advanced countries.}}
• (label) A coming in; arrival; entrance; introduction.
• * Bishop Rust
• more abundant incomes of light and strength from God
(Shakespeare)
• A newcomer or arrival; an incomer.
• (label) An entrance-fee.
• (label) A coming in as by influx or inspiration, hence, an inspired quality or characteristic, as courage or zeal; an inflowing principle.
• * Chapman
• I would then make in and steep / My income in their blood.
• A disease or ailment without known or apparent cause, as distinguished from one induced by accident or contagion; an oncome.
• That which is taken into the body as food; the ingesta; sometimes restricted to the nutritive, or digestible, portion of the food.

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