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1. profit

noun. ['ˈprɑːfət, ˈprɑːfɪt'] the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses).

Synonyms

  • net profit
  • filthy lucre
  • windfall profit
  • income
  • portion
  • net
  • part
  • gross profit
  • gross profit margin
  • percentage
  • share
  • earning per share
  • margin
  • markup
  • net income
  • profits
  • cleanup
  • accumulation
  • killing
  • quick buck
  • dividend
  • fast buck
  • lucre

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success
  • gross

Etymology

  • profit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. profit

verb. ['ˈprɑːfət, ˈprɑːfɪt'] make a profit; gain money or materially.

Synonyms

  • earn
  • clean up
  • realise
  • make
  • turn a nice penny
  • gain
  • clear
  • pull in
  • bring in
  • take in
  • realize
  • turn a nice dime
  • turn a nice dollar
  • line one's pockets

Antonyms

  • lose
  • proximate
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • profit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. profit

verb. ['ˈprɑːfət, ˈprɑːfɪt'] derive a benefit from.

Synonyms

  • capitalize
  • profiteer
  • net
  • gain
  • cash in on
  • clear
  • pyramid
  • capitalise
  • get
  • benefit
  • sack up
  • take advantage
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning
  • join

Etymology

  • profit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • profit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. loss

noun. ['ˈlɔs'] something that is lost.

Synonyms

  • transferred property
  • financial loss
  • sacrifice
  • forfeit
  • wastage
  • forfeiture

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive
  • log in
  • dock

5. loss

noun. ['ˈlɔs'] gradual decline in amount or activity.

Synonyms

  • diminution
  • reducing
  • epilation

Antonyms

  • come
  • file in
  • enter
  • pop in

6. loss

noun. ['ˈlɔs'] the act of losing someone or something.

Synonyms

  • capitulation
  • default
  • fall
  • failure

Antonyms

  • enlist
  • hold
  • engage
  • requisition

7. loss

noun. ['ˈlɔs'] the disadvantage that results from losing something.

Synonyms

  • disadvantage

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell

8. loss

noun. ['ˈlɔs'] the experience of losing a loved one.

Antonyms

  • recall

9. loss

noun. ['ˈlɔs'] military personnel lost by death or capture.

Synonyms

  • combat injury
  • personnel casualty
  • casualty
  • injury
  • sacrifice

Antonyms

  • disembarkation
  • appearance
  • inactive
  • permanent

10. loss

noun. ['ˈlɔs'] the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue.

Synonyms

  • red ink
  • squeeze
  • red
  • paper loss
  • amount
  • sum
  • amount of money

Antonyms

  • paper profit
  • careful
  • failing
  • running

Example sentences of the word profit-and-loss


1. Noun Phrase
Examples include a balance sheet, statement of cash flows, statement of owners’ equity and a statement of profit and loss.

2. Noun Phrase
The likelihood of extremely delinquent accounts being paid is rare, so the credit card company considers the balance a loss and decides to remove the bad debt from its profit and loss statement.

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