Synonyms of profit in English:

profit


See definition of profit

noun

1‘no one can guarantee a profit on stocks and shares’

SYNONYMS

financial gain, gain, return, returns, payback, dividend, interest, yield, surplus, excess

gross profit, net profit, operating profit

North American take

informal killing, pay dirt, bottom line

British informal bunce

ANTONYMS

loss

2‘Stevenson decided that there was little profit in going on’

SYNONYMS

advantage, benefit, value, use, gain, good, avail, worth, usefulness

informal mileage, percentage

archaic behoof

ANTONYMS

disadvantage


verb

1‘many local people believe that the development will profit them’

SYNONYMS

benefit, be beneficial to, be of benefit to, be advantageous to, be of advantage to, be of use to, be of value to, do someone good, help, be helpful to, be of service to, serve, assist, aid, stand someone in good stead, further the interests of, advance, promote

2‘certain sectors of society had visibly profited’

SYNONYMS

make money, make a killing, make a profit

informal rake it in, clean up, make a packet, make a bundle, line one's pockets

North American informal make big bucks, make a fast buck, make a quick buck


Phrases

    profit from

      ‘loopholes in the law allowed landlords to profit from the situation’

      SYNONYMS

      benefit from, take advantage of, obtain an advantage from, derive benefit from, reap the benefit of, capitalize on, make the most of, turn to one's advantage, put to good use, do well out of, utilize, exploit, make capital out of, maximize, gain from

      informal

      cash in on, milk