Definitions of profit

  1. To gain advantage; to improve; to grow wiser or better.
  2. To benefit; to be of service to.
  3. To benefit or be of advantage to: to improve.
  4. To benefit.
  5. To be of profit to.
  6. To receive benefit; gain; improve; to be of use; bring good.
  7. To gain advantage: to receive profit: to improve: to be of advantage: to bring good.
  8. Receive profit.
  9. make a profit; gain money or materially; " The company has not profited from the merger"
  10. To obtain profit.
  11. To be of advantage.
  12. To benefit; to improve; to advance.
  13. To benefit; to improve; to gain advantage; to receive profit; to become wiser and better; to bring good to.
  14. the advantageous quality of being beneficial
  15. derive a benefit from; " She profited from his vast experience"
  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.
  17. Accession of good; valuable results; useful consequences; benefit; avail; gain; as, an office of profit,
  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.
  19. To be of use or advantage; to do or bring good.
  20. Money gain; amount by which income exceeds expense in a given time; benefit or advantage.
  21. Gain: the gain resulting from the employment of capital: advantage: benefit: improvement.
  22. Gain; advantage.
  23. Valuable return from labor; benefit; gain.
  24. Excess of returns over outlay.
  25. Any pecuniary gain or advantage; any advantage; benefit.
  26. Gain; advantage; emolument; the difference in favour of the seller between the cost and selling price of commodities; improvement.