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profit

 
Noun profit has 2 senses
  1. net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
    --1 is a kind of income
    --1 has parts: share, portion, part, percentage
    --1 has particulars:
     earning per share; windfall profit; killing, cleanup; fast buck, quick buck; gross profit, gross profit margin, margin; markup; accumulation; dividend
    Derived form: verb profit2
  2. profit, gain - the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    --2 is a kind of advantage, vantage
    --2 has particulars: account; profitableness, profitability
    Derived form: verb profit1
Verb profit has 2 senses
  1. profit, gain, benefit - derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"
    --1 is one way to get, acquire
    Derived form: noun profit2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. profit, turn a profit - make a profit; gain money or materially; "The company has not profited from the merger"
    --2 is one way to gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in
    Antonyms: lose, turn a loss, break even
    Derived form: noun profit1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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