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
capital + gain (Wiktionary)