Dictionary.com

nonprofit

[ non-prof-it ]
/ nɒnˈprɒf ɪt /
Save This Word!

adjective

not established for the purpose of making a profit; not entered into for money: a nonprofit institution.

noun

a nonprofit organization, institution, corporation, or other entity.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of nonprofit

First recorded in 1900–05; non- + profit
nonprofit , not-for-profit
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for nonprofit

nonprofit
/ (nɒnˈprɒfɪt) US /

adjective

another word for non-profit-making

noun

an organization that is not intended to make a profit
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Essays. Emails. Everything. Get Help Now!