net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings(noun)
the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
lolly, net, cyberspace, clams, sugar, remuneration, net income, cabbage, wampum, win, lucre, boodle, meshing, gelt, network, bread, earnings, internet, lettuce, gain, loot, winnings, scratch, simoleons, profits, pelf, profit, mesh, wage, dough, dinero, kale, salary, meshwork, net profit, pay, shekels, moolah
the advantageous quality of being beneficial
profit, gain, benefit(verb)
derive a benefit from
"She profited from his vast experience"
clear, gain ground, derive, acquire, realise, gain, reach, win, get ahead, make headway, attain, turn a profit, bring in, put on, take in, pull in, gather, do good, profit, hit, arrive at, advance, realize, pull ahead, benefit, make, earn
profit, turn a profit(verb)
make a profit; gain money or materially
"The company has not profited from the merger"
profit(verb)To benefit (sb), be of use to (sb).
profit(verb)Benefit, positive result obtained.
profit(noun)In property law, a nonpossessory interest in land whereby a party is entitled to enter the land of another for the purpose of taking the soil or the substance of the soil (coal, oil, minerals, and in some jurisdictions timber and game).
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The returns or receipts include all that is received from an outlay or investment; the profit is the excess (if any) of the receipts over the outlay; hence, in government, morals, etc., the profit is what is really good, helpful, useful, valuable. Utility is chiefly used in the sense of some immediate or personal and generally some material good. Advantage is that which gives one a vantage-ground, either for coping with competitors or with difficulties, needs, or demands; as to have the advantage of a good education; it is frequently used of what one has beyond another or secures at the expense of another; as, to have the advantage of another in an argument, or to take advantage of another in a bargain. Gain is what one secures beyond what he previously possessed. Benefit is anything that does one good. Emolument is profit, return, or value accruing through official position. Expediency has respect to profit or advantage, real or supposed, considered apart from or perhaps in opposition to right, in actions having a moral character. Compare UTILITY.
The profit of labor; on capital; in business.
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- ربح, مكسب, نفع, فائدةArabic
- zisk, prospěchCzech
- Gewinn, ProfitGerman
- ευεργετώ, κερδίζω, ωφελούμαι, κέρδος, όφελοςGreek
- explotar, ganancia, beneficioSpanish
- bénéfice, gain, profitFrench
- math, prothaidScottish Gaelic
- फ़ायदा, लाभHindi
- profit, haszonHungarian
- guadagno, profittoItalian
- 利益, 利潤Japanese
- 利益, 이익Korean
- профит, ќарува, искористува, добивка, заработка, користиMacedonian
- profijt, winstDutch
- lucro, provento, proveitoPortuguese
- profit, profituri, profita, câștig, beneficiaRomanian
- польза, прибыль, профит, выгода, доход, наживаRussian
- vinst, förtjänstSwedish
- dahili, faidaSwahili
- فایدہ, فائدہUrdu
- lợi, 利益, lợi íchVietnamese
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