Definition of Profit. Meaning of Profit. Synonyms of Profit

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Definition of Profit

Profit
Profit Prof"it, v. i. 1. To gain advantage; to make improvement; to improve; to gain; to advance. I profit not by thy talk. --Shak. 2. To be of use or advantage; to do or bring good. Riches profit not in the day of wrath. --Prov. xi. 4.
Profit
Profit Pro"fit, n. [F., fr. L. profectus advance, progress, profit, fr. profectum. See Proficient.] 1. 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. Let no man anticipate uncertain profits. --Rambler. 2. Accession of good; valuable results; useful consequences; benefit; avail; gain; as, an office of profit, This I speak for your own profit. --1 Cor. vii. 35. If you dare do yourself a profit and a right. --Shak. Syn: Benefit; avail; service; improvement; advancement; gain; emolument.
Profit
Profit Prof"it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Profited; p. pr. & vb. n. Profiting.] [F. profiter. See Profit, n.] 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. The word preached did not profit them. --Heb. iv. 2. It is a great means of profiting yourself, to copy diligently excellent pieces and beautiful designs. --Dryden.

Meaning of Profit from wikipedia

- Profit may refer to: Profit (accounting), the difference between the purchase price and the costs of bringing to market Profit (economics), normal profit...
- A nonprofit organization, also known as a non-business entity, not-for-profit organization, or nonprofit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular...
- The Profit may refer to: The Profit (film) The Profit (TV series) Profit (disambiguation) Prophet (disambiguation)...
- economics, profit in the accounting sense of the excess of revenue over cost is the sum of two components: normal profit and economic profit. All understanding...
- verify] Simply put, it is "any activity or enterprise entered into for profit. It does not mean it is a company, a corporation, partnership, or have any...
- Profit margin, net margin, net profit margin or net profit ratio is a measure of profitability. It is calculated by finding the net profit as a percentage...
- income (also total comprehensive income, net earnings, net profit, bottom line, sales profit, or credit sales) is a measure of the profitability of a venture...
- finance, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) is a measure of a firm's profit that includes all incomes and expenses (operating and non-operating) except...
- Profit and Loss may refer to: Profit & Loss, monthly business magazine founded in July 1999 especializing in Foreign exchange market and derivative markets...
- Profit, in accounting, is an income distributed to the owner in a profitable market production process (business). Profit is a measure of profitability...
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