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Definitions of profit

  1. To gain advantage; to improve; to grow wiser or better. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To benefit; to be of service to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To benefit or be of advantage to: to improve. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To benefit. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To be of profit to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To receive benefit; gain; improve; to be of use; bring good. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To gain advantage: to receive profit: to improve: to be of advantage: to bring good. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Receive profit. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. make a profit; gain money or materially; "The company has not profited from the merger" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To obtain profit. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To be of advantage. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To benefit; to improve; to advance. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To benefit; to improve; to gain advantage; to receive profit; to become wiser and better; to bring good to. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. the advantageous quality of being beneficial Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. Acquisition beyond expenditure; excess of value received for producing, keeping, or selling, over cost; hence, pecuniary gain in any transaction or occupation; emolument; as, a profit on the sale of goods. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. Accession of good; valuable results; useful consequences; benefit; avail; gain; as, an office of profit, Newage Dictionary DB
  18. To be of service to; to be good to; to help on; to benefit; to advantage; to avail; to aid; as, truth profits all men. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To be of use or advantage; to do or bring good. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. Money gain; amount by which income exceeds expense in a given time; benefit or advantage. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. Gain: the gain resulting from the employment of capital: advantage: benefit: improvement. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. Gain; advantage. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. Valuable return from labor; benefit; gain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Excess of returns over outlay. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Any pecuniary gain or advantage; any advantage; benefit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. Gain; advantage; emolument; the difference in favour of the seller between the cost and selling price of commodities; improvement. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for profit

  1. Then you think I can't make 'boots' pay a profit – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  2. The word is firmly fixed in the idea that both for its pleasure and profit it is necessary to know good and evil. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
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