Definition of Profiting

1. n. Gain; advantage; profit.



Definition of Profiting

1. Verb. (present participle of profit) ¹

2. Noun. The making of a profit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Profiting

1. profit [v] - See also: profit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profiting

profitable
profitableness
profitablest
profitably
profited
profiteer
profiteered
profiteering
profiteers
profiter
profiterole
profiteroles
profiters
profitest
profiteth
profiting (current term)
profitings
profitless
profitlessly
profitlessness
profitmaking
profits
profitseeking
profitwise
proflavine
profligacies
profligacy
profligate
profligated
profligately

Literary usage of Profiting

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1. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1896)
"... —which I never contested, as having no desire of profiting by patents myself, and hating disputes. The use of these fireplaces in very many houses, ..."

2. Sermons: By the Right Reverend Father in God Thomas Wilson, by Thomas Wilson (1795)
"SERMON I. TRUE WAY OF profiting BY GOD'; WORD READ OR PREACHED. ... whether read or preached to you, and the true way of profiting thereby; as alfo the very ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... During the sixteenth century, profiting by the long vacancy of the See of Toul, the abbots of the several Martin (disciples of St^Dié), ..."

4. Life of Lieutenant-General Nathan Bedford Forrest by John Allan Wyeth (1908)
"... of a Federal Soldier, Who Warns Him to Halt—The Execution of Two Confederate Soldiers as Spies, " to Prevent the Possibility of Forrest profiting by the ..."

5. Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest by John Allan Wyeth (1899)
"... Who Warns Him to Halt—The Execution of Two Confederate Soldiers as Spies, " to Prevent the Possibility of Forrest profiting by the Information ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"profiting, it seems, by the political troubles which marked the close of the reign of Shalmaneser IV, ..."

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