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Synonyms for profit
ˈprɒf ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings(noun)

    the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

    Synonyms:
    lolly, net, cyberspace, clams, sugar, remuneration, net income, cabbage, wampum, win, lucre, boodle, meshing, gelt, network, bread, earnings, internet, lettuce, gain, loot, winnings, scratch, simoleons, profits, pelf, mesh, wage, dough, dinero, kale, salary, meshwork, net profit, pay, shekels, moolah

    Antonyms:
    turn a loss, lose, break even

  2. profit, gain(verb)

    the advantageous quality of being beneficial

    Synonyms:
    increase, gain, lucre, net income, earnings, profits, net, addition, amplification, net profit

    Antonyms:
    turn a loss, lose, break even

  3. profit, gain, benefit(verb)

    derive a benefit from

    "She profited from his vast experience"

    Synonyms:
    clear, gain ground, derive, acquire, realise, gain, reach, win, get ahead, make headway, attain, turn a profit, bring in, put on, take in, pull in, gather, do good, hit, arrive at, advance, realize, pull ahead, benefit, make, earn

    Antonyms:
    turn a loss, lose, break even

  4. profit, turn a profit(verb)

    make a profit; gain money or materially

    "The company has not profited from the merger"

    Synonyms:
    turn a profit, benefit, gain

    Antonyms:
    lose, break even, turn a loss

Wiktionary

  1. profit(noun)

    Synonyms:
    gain

    Antonyms:
    loss

  2. profit(noun)

    To benefit (sb), be of use to (sb).

    Synonyms:
    gain

    Antonyms:
    loss

  3. profit(noun)

    Benefit, positive result obtained.

    Reading such an enlightening book on the subject was of much profit to his studies.

    Synonyms:
    gain

    Antonyms:
    loss

  4. profit(noun)

    In property law, a nonpossessory interest in land whereby a party is entitled to enter the land of another for the purpose of taking the soil or the substance of the soil (coal, oil, minerals, and in some jurisdictions timber and game).

    Synonyms:
    gain

    Antonyms:
    loss

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. profit

    The returns or receipts include all that is received from an outlay or investment; the profit is the excess (if any) of the receipts over the outlay; hence, in government, morals, etc., the profit is what is really good, helpful, useful, valuable. Utility is chiefly used in the sense of some immediate or personal and generally some material good. Advantage is that which gives one a vantage-ground, either for coping with competitors or with difficulties, needs, or demands; as to have the advantage of a good education; it is frequently used of what one has beyond another or secures at the expense of another; as, to have the advantage of another in an argument, or to take advantage of another in a bargain. Gain is what one secures beyond what he previously possessed. Benefit is anything that does one good. Emolument is profit, return, or value accruing through official position. Expediency has respect to profit or advantage, real or supposed, considered apart from or perhaps in opposition to right, in actions having a moral character. Compare UTILITY.

    Synonyms:
    advantage, avail, benefit, emolument, expediency, gain, good, improvement, proceeds, receipts, return, returns, service, usefulness, utility, value

    Antonyms:
    damage, destruction, detriment, disadvantage, harm, hurt, injury, loss, ruin, waste

    Preposition:
    The profit of labor; on capital; in business.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. profit

    Synonyms:
    gain, emolument, advantage, avail, acquisition, benefit service, use, improvement

    Antonyms:
    loss, detriment, damage, disadvantage, waste

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. profit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gain, produce, emolument, return, avails

  2. profit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    advantage, benefit, service, weal, interest, welfare, behoof, behalf, account, utility

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. profit(n)

    Synonyms:
    gain, emolument, dividend

    Associated words:
    pernor, fructuary, exploit, exploitation

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How to use profit in a sentence?

  1. Diana Furchtgott-Roth:

    It makes it practically impossible for a for-profit company to get an unpaid intern without the risk of being sued, if it is wrong to hire an unpaid intern at a for-profit, it should be wrong to hire one at a non-profit too.

  2. Zhang Chen:

    Even if banks get brokerage licenses, contribution to their profit would be negligible, for their rally to be sustainable, you need to see a big reduction in systematic?? risks. But we have not seen clear signs that the economy has bottomed out.

  3. Robert Townsend:

    If you don't do it with excellence, don't do it at all! Because if it's not excellent, it won't be profitable or fun, and if you're not in business for fun or profit, what the hell are you doing there?

  4. Kevin Yoo:

    It’s a routine procedure that company executives sell or buy their company stocks, the amount Hyundai Motor executives have sold after the media report is not a lot of money, and executives often sell or buy company stocks to turn them into profit.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    People are usually so hard of hearing that hardly anything is heard by them, but surprisingly they can easily listen even to a person's hushed word with which they can derive their individual monetary profit in this selfish world.


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