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  Definition of profit
  1. the advantageous quality of being beneficial
  2. the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  3. make a profit; gain money or materially; "The company has not profited from the merger"
  4. derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"
Similar Words: gain, net income, net, net profit, lucre, profits, earnings, turn a profit, benefit

 

Hyponyms: account, profitableness, profitability, earning per share, windfall profit, killing, cleanup, fast buck, quick buck, gross profit, gross profit margin, margin, markup, accumulation, dividend, line one's pockets, turn a nice dime, turn a nice penny, turn a nice dollar, clean up, cash in on, profiteer, capitalize, capitalise, take advantage, pyramid, net, sack, sack up, clear

 

Derivational Morphology: gain, benefit, turn a profit, net, clear, net income, net profit, lucre, profits, earnings, welfare, gainer

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 贏利   Dutch: profijt  
Finnish: tuotto   German: Gewinn  
Greek: κέρδος   Hungarian: haszon  
Italian: profitto   Japanese: 利益  
Korean: 이익   Portuguese: lucro  
Romanian: câştig   Russian: прибыль  
Spanish: ganancia   Swedish: vinst  
Telugu: లాభము  
 
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