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

profitplay
  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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up at a profit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

holding stubbornly to a belief or view

Get Word of the Day daily email!