Definition of in the black
- The company is finally in the black.
: of the color black (see 2black 2)
: very dark in color
: having a very deep or low register (see 1register 4b)
: a pigment or dye of the color black : a black pigment or dye
: the achromatic (see achromatic 3) color of least lightness characteristically perceived to belong to objects that neither reflect nor transmit light
: something that is black: such as
: to become black (see 1black)
: to make black
: to declare (something, such as a business or industry) subject to boycott by trade-union members
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