at a profit

Definition of at a profit

  1. :  so as to make money <We sold the house at a profit.> <The business is running at a profit.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a valuable return :  gain

    :  the excess of returns over expenditure in a transaction or series of transactions

    :  the excess of the selling price of goods over their cost

  1. :  to be of service or advantage :  avail

    :  to derive benefit :  gain

    :  to make a profit

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sparing in use of food or drink

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