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Profit meaning

profit - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. derive a benefit from; " She profited from his vast experience"
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Accession of good; valuable results; useful consequences; benefit; avail; gain; as, an office of profit,
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. To gain advantage; to make improvement; to improve; to gain; to advance.
  6. 6. To be of use or advantage; to do or bring good.
  7. 7. Gain; advantage.
  8. 8. Receive profit.
  9. 9. To benefit.

profit - examples of usage

  1. That is the only case in which there is any profit. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. I have a profit on the goods, but not on the hosiery. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. 2845. And you must pay yourself for that out of the profit on the goods which you give for them? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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