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Entry Word: profit
Function: noun
Text: 1 the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received <after we deducted the cost of sugar, lemons, and paper cups, the profit from a day of lemonade sales was about $20>
Synonyms earnings, gain, lucre, net, payoff, proceeds, return
Related Words killing, windfall; gross; compensation, emolument, income, pay, payment, remittal, requital, salary, wages; interest, return, yield; (the) black; royalty
Near Antonyms cost, expenditure, expense, loss, outgo, outlay
2 an increase usually measured in money that comes from labor, business, or property <found that there was a profit in training dogs for rich people> -- see INCOME