What does profits mean?

Definitions for profits
prof·its

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word profits.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earningsnoun

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

  2. winnings, win, profitsnoun

    something won (especially money)

Wiktionary

  1. profitsnoun

    Collective form of profit.

ChatGPT

  1. profits

    Profits refer to the financial gain or monetary surplus obtained by a business when its total income from operations or transactions exceeds the total costs or expenses incurred. It serves as a measure of the financial success and viability of a business. The calculation of profit can vary depending on the context, including gross profit, net profit, operating profit, etc. Profits can be reinvested into the business or distributed to shareholders as dividends.

Editors Contribution

  1. profitsnoun

    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  

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  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

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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. Richard Kaplan:

    It’s not uncommon that a conservator mismanages money and profits off of that, that’s why probate courts have to look so closely at these things.

  2. Masashi Oda:

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

  3. Daniel Simmons:

    I find it very interesting that George Soros would buy shares in those coal companies, i am confused given the non profits George Soros funds and how hard they have worked to demonize coal.

  4. Xavier Becerra:

    Morgan Stanley lied about the risks of its products and put profits over teachers and public employees who relied on its advice.

  5. Tara Reade:

    My heart is with the brave Cuomo survivors who endured attempts to discredit them like I did coming forward about Joe Biden with the help of non-profits that were supposed to help women like Time's Up, may there be some measure of justice for the survivors. Now, let's call for a real investigation into Joe Biden and expose the corruption protecting powerful predators.

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