Synonyms of profit in English:

profit


See US English definition of profit

See UK English 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