A profit is an amount of money that you gain when you are paid more for something than it cost you to make, get, or do it.

The bank made pre-tax profits of 3.5 million…

You can improve your chances ofprofitby sensible planning…

VERBIf you profit from something, you earn a profit from it.

Footballers are accustomed to profiting handsomely from bonuses…

He has profited by selling his holdings to other investors…

V-ERGIf you profit from something, or it profits you, you gain some advantage or benefit from it.

Jennifer wasnt yet totally convinced that shedprofitfrom a more relaxed lifestyle…

So far the French alliance had profited the rebels little…

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