What does profits mean?

Definitions for profits
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings(noun)

    the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

  2. winnings, win, profits(noun)

    something won (especially money)

Wiktionary

  1. profits(Noun)

    Collective form of profit.

Editors Contribution

  1. profits

    Plural noun of profit.

    The company declared its annual profits on its website in a transparent format so employees, management, shareholders and other interested parties could view them.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 28, 2016  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'profits' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1780

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'profits' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2842

How to pronounce profits?

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How to say profits in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of profits in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of profits in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of profits in a Sentence

  1. Masashi Oda:

    If the yen rises further, a decline in profits can grow to a double-digit level.

  2. Ajai Malhotra:

    Developed and developing countries can move ahead by sharing about technology, and it doesn't mean this will deprive industry in the developed world of their share of profits.

  3. Arun Bharath:

    Investors are being a little bit skittish and taking some profits, there are clearly some concerns that what is happening outside of the U.S. may impact the U.S. at some point.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A person who offers a lot of right employment to the people is serving better the nation than one who does a plenty of charity out of own business profits only for others.

  5. Milton Friedman:

    There is one and only one social responsibility of business-to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud.

Images & Illustrations of profits

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