at a profit

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of at a profit

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

Word by Word Definitions

profit play
  1. : a valuable return : gain

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

  3. : net income usually for a given period of time

  1. : to be of service or advantage : avail

  2. : to derive benefit : gain

  3. : to make a profit


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