profit from - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyprofit from
he/she/itprofits from
present participleprofiting from
past tenseprofited from
past participleprofited from

or profit by

  1. profit from/by something to get an advantage from a situation

    She hopes to profit from the experience.

    1. a.
      to make a profit from something

      They were accused of profiting from the sale of state assets.

See also main entry: profit