verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR profit
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A profit is a gain or valuable return. How does it differ from an advantage or a benefit? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
Example sentences from the Web for profit
From mid-2019 to mid-2020, StarTech paid $30 billion in dividends, amounting to 14% of profits.Will tech stocks stumble or slide? What the fundamentals tell us|Shawn Tully|September 16, 2020|Fortune
It has pledged to provide the vaccine on a not-for-profit basis during the pandemic and has lined up deals around the world to supply almost 3 billion doses.AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine is back on track after getting the green light to resume trials in the U.K.|Bernhard Warner|September 13, 2020|Fortune
Fifty years ago, Milton Friedman in the New York Times magazine proclaimed that the social responsibility of business is to increase its profits.50 years later, Milton Friedman’s shareholder doctrine is dead|jakemeth|September 13, 2020|Fortune
The first for-profit corporation in the ranking — KeyBank, with 4,800 employees — is No.The Big Corporate Rescue and the America That’s Too Small to Save|by Lydia DePillis, Justin Elliott and Paul Kiel|September 12, 2020|ProPublica
Meanwhile, the stock market is at a record high, and corporations like Walmart, Target, and Amazon have seen their profits spike 80% to 100%.How we can save small business from coronavirus-induced extinction|matthewheimer|September 10, 2020|Fortune
Together, the teams are working 24 hours a day for a product that promises much higher risk than it does profit.
She is using this technique, which generations of African-Americans have used for survival, for fame and profit.
Marx forecast that the profit motive would lead to overworking and exhausting the fertility of our soil and other natural systems.
Albuquerque Economic Development, a private non-profit, estimates the five year growth rate at almost double the U.S. in general.
Will Christian pharmacists, county clerks, florists, and for-profit wedding chapels really withdraw from society, as you describe?Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nearly all our great intervales might be irrigated immensely to the profit of their cultivators.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
There was a great comparing of papers, and turning over of leaves, by Fogg and Perker, after this statement of profit and loss.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is there in them both?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
It means enough not to satisfy them, and to leave the selling price of the things made at the point of profit.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Only I fear they will not profit us much; for if my eyes deceive me not, both are already captured.
British Dictionary definitions for profit
- income derived from property or an investment, as contrasted with capital gains
- the ratio of this income to the investment or principal
- the income or reward accruing to a successful entrepreneur and held to be the motivating factor of all economic activity in a capitalist economy
- (as modifier)the profit motive