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Definition of Profit


  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.
  2. Accession of good; valuable results; useful consequences; benefit; avail; gain; as, an office of profit,
  3. 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.
  4. To gain advantage; to make improvement; to improve; to gain; to advance.
  5. To be of use or advantage; to do or bring good.
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Profit Translations

profit in Afrikaans is wins, profyt
profit in Danish is profitere
profit in Dutch is verdienste, baat, winst, gewin
profit in German is Nutzen, Gewinn
profit in Hungarian is profit, haszon
profit in Italian is guadagno, profitto, guadagnare
profit in Latin is lucror, lucrum, usus, quaestus questus
profit in Norwegian is gagn
profit in Portuguese is lucro
profit in Spanish is ganancia, lucro, beneficio, ganar, provecho