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Definition of Profits
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.
ProfitProfit 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.
If you dare do yourself a profit and a right.
Syn: Benefit; avail; service; improvement; advancement; gain;
emolument. ProfitProfit 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.
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