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Verb
/ˈpräfit/,
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profits, plural;
  1. Obtain a financial advantage or benefit, esp. from an investment
    • - the only people to profit from the entire episode were the lawyers
  2. Obtain an advantage or benefit
    • - not all children would profit from this kind of schooling
  3. Be beneficial to
    • - it would profit us to change our plans
Noun
  1. A financial gain, esp. the difference between the amount earned and the amount spent in buying, operating, or producing something
    • - pretax profits
    • - his eyes brightened at the prospect of profit
  2. Advantage; benefit
    • - there's no profit in screaming at referees from the bench

  1. net income: the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  2. derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"
  3. make a profit; gain money or materially; "The company has not profited from the merger"
  4. the advantageous quality of being beneficial
  5. (profits) winnings: something won (especially money)
  6. In accounting, profit is the difference between price and the costs of bringing to market whatever it is that is accounted as an enterprise (whether by harvest, extraction, manufacture, or purchase) in terms of the component costs of delivered goods and/or services and any operating or other ...
  7. In neoclassical economics, economic profit, or profit, is the difference between a firm's total revenue and its opportunity costs. In classical economics profit is the return to the employer of capital stock (machinery, factory, a plow) in any productive pursuit involving labor. ...
  8. Profit is a Canadian business magazine aimed at entrepreneurs. It is published six times per year and, according to its website, focusses on "how to find opportunity and seize it", management practices, case studies and "access to peer groups".
  9. A profit (short for profit-à-prendre in Middle French for "right of taking"), in the law of real property, is a nonpossessory interest in land similar to the better-known easement, which gives the holder the right to take natural resources such as petroleum, minerals, timber, and wild game from ...
  10. Profit is a short-lived American television series that aired on the Fox Broadcasting Company in 1996. The series was created by David Greenwalt and John McNamara, and starred Adrian Pasdar as the titular character, Jim Profit. ...
  11. The Profit is a feature film written and directed by Peter N. Alexander. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in France in 2001. ...
  12. Total income or cash flow minus expenditures. The money or other benefit a non-governmental organization or individual receives in exchange for products and services sold at an advertised price; Benefit, positive result obtained; In property law, a nonpossessory interest in land whereby a ...
  13. (profits) Collective form of profit
  14. (Profits) income earned by an inventor from his/her invention after all costs have been paid. It is not possible to directly recover the profits of the infringer when a utility patent is infringed upon, but utility patent infringement can be used to measure damages.
  15. (profits) total revenues minus total costs
  16. (PROFITS) The difference between you overall revenue and costs. Sometimes profit is calculated purely on the basis of a product or a promotion. ...
  17. (Profits) One of the most vile concepts ever invented by Man, Profits are no more than immoral booty, stolen from the workers by the Corporate Pirates who exploit them with no regard for their well-being, who indeed laugh as the workers suffer. ...
  18. (Profits) Probably every trader’s goal is to make money. But if that is your main reason for trading, are you willing to do what it takes to achieve this goal? ...
  19. (Profits) The financial gain resulting from the use of capital in a transaction after all expenses are paid. Also, the "return to capital" determined by subtracting all costs, including labor costs, from the revenues received from the sale of marketable goods and services by the enterprise. TOP^
  20. Profits are the monetary gains made by a company, after subtracting all expenses.
  21. The profits of the plastics division have fallen steadily over the last five months due to the fall in demand and increases in production costs. The slight rise in profits last month was due to the recent price increases.
  22. A measure of the competence and ability of management to provide viable insurance products at competitive prices and maintain a financially strong company for both policyholders and stockholders.
  23. positive amount of money gained for closing the position.
  24. The income remaining after all business expenses are paid.
  25. occurs when an investment appreciates in value and is sold, or realised. Also known as a realised gain.