What is profit?

  • (verb): Derive a benefit from.
    Synonyms: gain, benefit
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on profit:

Net (economics)
... its expenses—commonly known as profit—or the total income of an individual after deducting his or her income tax ... Profit may be broken down further into pre-taxed or gross profit and profit after taxes or net profit ...
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... Brown Mackie College (For-profit, primary school in Kansas) Daymar College (For-profit) Donta School of Beauty Culture (For-profit) National College of ...
Profit - Surname
... Joe Profit (born 1949), former American football player Laron Profit (born 1977), professional basketball player Richard Profit (born 1974), English mountaineer and adventurer ...
New Profit Inc. - Direct Support To Organizations
... New Profit provides grants to organizations that address issues in education, workforce development, public health, or poverty alleviation through its portfolio ... Once a nonprofit organization has received funding, New Profit focuses on support efforts that help integrate financial and strategic resources to help the organization develop and ... A staff member at New Profit works with each organization that New Profit funds as a portfolio manager ...
Higher Education In New Jersey - Colleges and Universities - Proprietary Institutions With Degree-Granting Authority
... Newark, Paramus, Woodland Park, Woodbridge Township (for-profit) DeVry University, North Brunswick (for-profit) Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art ...

More definitions of "profit":

  • (verb): Make a profit; gain money or materially.
    Synonyms: turn a profit
  • (noun): The advantageous quality of being beneficial.
    Synonyms: gain

Famous quotes containing the word profit:

    It’s a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons, and talents as materials you can mine, assay, and fabricate for profit and defense.
    John Hersey (1914–1993)

    And in this too profit begets profit.
    Aeschylus (525–456 B.C.)

    No profit grows where is no pleasure ta’en.
    In brief, sir, study what you most affect.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)