Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The amount by which proceeds from the sale of a capital asset exceed the original cost.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An increase in the value of a capital asset
  • n. An amount by which the value or the proceeds of the sale of a capital asset by its owner exceed its cost to the owner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the amount by which the selling price of an asset exceeds the purchase price; the gain is realized when the asset is sold

Etymologies

capital + gain (Wiktionary)

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