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profit

noun

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1 the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received
  • after we deducted the cost of sugar, lemons, and paper cups, the profit from a day of lemonade sales was about $20

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2 an increase usually measured in money that comes from labor, business, or property
  • found that there was a profit in training dogs for rich people

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profit

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of profit (Entry 2 of 2)

to provide with something useful or desirable
  • an agreement that profited us all

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The first known use of profit was in the 14th century

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“Profit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/profit. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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