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

- Look up profit or profitability in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wikiquote has quotations related to Profit. Profit may refer to: Profit (accounting)...
- nonprofit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity, not-for-profit organization, or nonprofit institution, is a legal entity organized and...
- 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...
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- quotation to verify] It is also "any activity or enterprise entered into for profit." Having a business name does not separate the business entity from the...
- A profit center is a part of a business which is expected to make an identifiable contribution to the organization's profits. A profit center is a section...
- Profit margin is a measure of profitability. It is calculated by finding the profit as a percentage of the revenue. Profit Margin = 100 ⋅ Profit Revenue...
- A profit is the difference between the revenue that an economic entity has received from its outputs and the opportunity costs of its inputs. It equals...
- Profit, in accounting, is an income distributed to the owner in a profitable market production process (business). Profit is a measure of profitability...
- Profit or a portion of profit that can be legally distributed as a dividend to the shareholders is known as Divisible Profit. All profit of the company...