Income vs Incompatible - What's the difference?

income | incompatible |


As nouns the difference between income and incompatible

is that income is money]] one earns by working or by [[capitalise|capitalising on the work of others while incompatible is (medicine|chemistry|chiefly|in the plural) an incompatible substance; one of a group of things that cannot be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or opposing medicinal qualities.

As an adjective incompatible is

of two things: that cannot coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing.

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.
  • Anagrams

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    incompatible

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of two things: that cannot coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing.
  • (chemistry) Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.
  • Antonyms

    * compatible

    Derived terms

    * incompatibly * incompatibility

    See also

    * incombinable * uncombinable * ununifiable * antagonistic * antipodal * contrastive

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine, chemistry, chiefly, in the plural) An incompatible substance; one of a group of things that cannot be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or opposing medicinal qualities.
  • the incompatibles of iron
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