Income Support

Business / Agriculture / Income Support: Generally, programs providing direct, income-supplementing payments to farmers. Intended to protect farm income without affecting market prices. Production flexibility contract payments provide income support, not price support. The phrase also is used to characterize the nature of support provided to low-income families by various food assistance programs.

Other Words for Income

Income Adjective Synonyms: return, revenue(s), receipts, proceeds, profit(s), gain(s), takings
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Other Words for Support

Support Verb Synonyms: back (up), stand by, help, bolster, uphold, brace, strengthen, fortify, buttress, prop (up), shore up, reinforce, boost, champion, assist, take up the cudgels for, aid, promote, forward, second, advance, advocate, stand up for, be supportive (of or in), C
Support Noun Synonyms: tolerate, bear, stand (for), suffer, submit to, undergo, brook, stomach, endure, abide, countenance, face, stick, put up with
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Price Support

Business / Agriculture / Price Support: Programs operated by USDA that are intended to raise farm prices when supply exceeds demand and prices are unacceptably low. Support usually is achieved through nonrecourse loans, payments, and purcha MORE

Nominal Income

Business / Finance / Nominal Income: Income that has not been adjusted for inflation and decreasing purchasing power. MORE

Non-Operating Income

Business / Finance / Non-Operating Income: Income not related to the ongoing operations of a company; for example, interest income and sale of fixed assets. MORE

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