(gross) income, proceeds, receipts, return(s), yield, interest, takings, net (income), gate; profits, gain, Colloq chiefly US take:
The revenue from the drugs operation must run into billions.
annual, yearly | expected, potential
the firm's expected annual revenue
| overall, total, worldwide | additional, extra | considerable, substantial | lost
Tax fraud costs the country millions in lost revenue.
| government, public, tax
the main sources of public revenue
| advertising, export, oil, sales, tourism, tourist, etc.
VERB + REVENUE
depend on, need, rely on
These television companies rely on advertising revenue for their funds.
| earn, get, raise | collect
The central government collects the tax revenue on behalf of local authorities.
| spend, use | bring in, generate, produce, yield
The project will not generate any revenue until 2010.
| increase | reduce | lose
REVENUE + VERB
be derived from sth, come from sth
Their government's revenues come mainly from direct taxes.
| go up, grow, rise | drop, fall, go down
a drop in revenue
| ~ from
revenues from the sale of oil
loss of revenue, a source of revenue
Tourism is the island's main source of revenue. > Special page at BUSINESS
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