verb (used with object), pro·filed, pro·fil·ing.
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Origin of profile
OTHER WORDS FROM profilepro·fil·er, nounhalf-profile, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for profile
He says he worries about the data of citizens who benefit from public services like welfare being used to build political profiles that can be targeted by the government.Podcast: COVID-19 is helping turn Brazil into a surveillance state|Anthony Green|September 16, 2020|MIT Technology Review
For example, Drew Ryn, a 23-year-old singer from Nashville who was once on Fox show The X Factor, said she uses TikTok to help boost her profile as a musician.What’s Oracle? TikTok users react to proposed Oracle deal|Danielle Abril|September 15, 2020|Fortune
His profile has risen lately after he announced the iPhone 11’s processor and was one of the showmen of Apple’s Mac processor transition.Apple’s leadership evolves ahead of a post-Tim Cook era|radmarya|September 12, 2020|Fortune
Create your custom profile, and the platform searches for and connects you with like-minded people.Last call for early-stage founders to exhibit at Disrupt 2020|Marquise Foster|September 11, 2020|TechCrunch
Of those kits already tested, about 36 percent found a DNA profile for someone other than the victim, the DA’s office said.Morning Report: Downtown Jail Outbreak Goes From Bad to Worse|Voice of San Diego|September 11, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The exposure and buzz from Short Term have raised her profile considerably.
So with the doors of late night closed to her, Slate had to scale down her ambitions to raise her profile.The Curious Little Shell That Restarted Jenny Slate’s Career|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maybe--but he exploited his profile as effectively as any pinup.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a 2009 profile of the right-wing firebrand, The New Yorker called Savage “a heretic among heretics.”
Oh, and that his profile on Twitter and his name elsewhere say “Ian Miles Cheong” whereas mine says “Arthur Chu.”Rage Against GamerGate’s Hate Machine: What I Got For Speaking Up|Arthur Chu|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her profile stood out clear in the shaded room, and in spite of myself a great heart-throb passed over me.A Breath of Prairie and other stories|Will Lillibridge
Its lines correspond pretty well with the profile sketch by Haydon, while in character it assimilates more to Hiltons drawing.Life of John Keats|William Michael Rossetti
I discovered Lord Brougham's profile, and advised the guide to remember it for the benefit of future visitors.A July Holiday in Saxony, Bohemia, and Silesia|Walter White
"Turn your face side-ways, so that I can see your profile," said Clay.Memory|William Walker Atkinson
A head, for instance, is inclosed in sweeping line, and the profile defined within the lead line by means of painting.Line and Form (1900)|Walter Crane
British Dictionary definitions for profile
- a vertical section of part of the earth's crust showing the layers of rock
- a representation of such a section
Derived forms of profileprofilist (ˈprəʊfɪlɪst), noun
Word Origin for profile
Medical definitions for profile
Idioms and Phrases with profile
see keep a low profile.