HyperDic: profits

English > 2 senses of the word profits:
NOUNpossessionprofits, net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, earningsthe excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
possessionprofits, winnings, winsomething won (especially money)
profits > pronunciation
Soundspraa'fihts
RhymesAuschwitz ... wits: 19 rhymes with ihts...
English > profits: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses).
Synonymsnet income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, earnings
Partsshare, portion, part, percentageassets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
Narroweraccumulation(finance) profits / profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
dividendThat part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders
earning per shareThe portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock
fast buck, quick buckQuick or easy earnings, "they are traders out to make a fast buck"
filthy lucreshameful profit
gross profit, gross profit margin, margin(finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
killing, cleanupA very large profit
markupThe amount added to the cost to determine the asking price
windfall profitprofit that occurs unexpectedly as a consequence of some event not controlled by those who profit / profit from it
BroaderincomeThe financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
Spanishbeneficio, beneficio neto, beneficios, ganancia, ganancias, lucro
Catalanbeneficis, guanys, lucre
English > profits: 2 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningSomething won (especially money).
Synonymswinnings, win
Broaderfinancial gainThe amount of monetary gain
Oppositelosings, lossesSomething lost (especially money lost at gambling)
Spanishganancia, garito, lucro

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