Profit - n. Acquisition beyond expenditure; excess of value received
for producing, keeping, or selling, over cost; hence, pecuniary gain in
any transaction or occupation; emolument; as, a profit on the sale of
Profit - n. Accession of good; valuable results; useful consequences;
benefit; avail; gain; as, an office of profit,
Profit - n. To be of service to; to be good to; to help on; to benefit;
to advantage; to avail; to aid; as, truth profits all men.
Profit - v. i. To gain advantage; to make improvement; to improve; to
gain; to advance.
Profit - v. i. To be of use or advantage; to do or bring good.