profile - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈprəʊfaɪl/
singularprofile
pluralprofiles
  1. 1
    the public image of a person or organization, and the attention that they get from the public or journalists

    We have done a lot to change the profile of the company.

    raise someone’s profile (=increase the attention they get):

    The entire marketing team is trying to raise the author’s profile.

    public profile:

    They admit that the public profile of some of the team is not good.

  2. 3
    the shape of someone’s face when you look at them from the side. A face that is seen in profile is seen from the side

    She turned his head so she could see his profile.

    1. a.
      the shape of the edge of something

      the profile of the city against the evening sky