profit

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Singular
profit

Plural
profits

  1. (countable) A profit is money made that is over the total amount spent on the thing being sold.

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Plain form
profit

Third-person singular
profits

Past tense
profited

Past participle
profited

Present participle
profiting

  1. (transitive) If someone profits from something, they benefit from it; they gain from it.