1. the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses) (Freq. 6)
Syn: ↑net income, ↑net, ↑net profit, ↑lucre, ↑profit, ↑earnings
Derivationally related forms: ↑profiteer (for: ↑profit), ↑profit (for: ↑profit), ↑net (for: ↑net)
Hypernyms: ↑income
Part Meronyms: ↑share, ↑portion, ↑part, ↑percentage
2. something won (especially money)
Syn: ↑winnings, ↑win
Ant: ↑losings (for: ↑winnings)
Derivationally related forms: ↑win (for: ↑win), ↑win (for: ↑winnings)
Hypernyms: ↑financial gain

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plural of profit
present third singular of profit

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