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Relating to making profit - thesaurus

Synonyms

break-even point

noun

the point at which the total revenue of a business exactly matches the total costs, so that the business is making neither a profit or a loss

commercial

adjective

relating to making a profit

speculative

adjective

business done in order to make a big profit, but with a high risk that money will be lost

pay

verb

if a business pays, it earns money

boom

verb

economics if a country, region, or industry is booming, it is experiencing a period of economic success, with a lot of trade and business activity

yield

verb

to make a profit

boom

noun

economics a sudden major increase in trade, profits, etc. in a particular country or region

speculation

noun

attempts to make a large profit by buying and selling things such as property or stock

profitability

noun

the degree to which something is profitable, or the state of being profitable

arbitrage

noun

the process of buying things, especially currencies or company shares, in one place and selling them in another at the same time for profit

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above-the-line

adjective

above-the-line profit is the profit after tax that a company makes on its ordinary activities

a license to print money

a way of making a very large amount of money

asset-stripping

noun

a way of making a profit in business by selling the valuable parts of a company, usually a company bought for a low price because it is unsuccessful

breakeven

noun

the point at which a business operation no longer loses money and can begin to make a profit

break even

if a person or business breaks even, they neither make a profit nor lose money

bring in

to be the reason that someone or something receives a particular amount of money

business is business

used for telling someone that people do business to make money and therefore other things, such as people’s feelings, do not matter

cash cow

noun

a product or business that earns a lot of money, especially when this money is used to pay for something else

cash in

to use an opportunity to make a profit or gain an advantage

commercial

adjective

paying more attention to making profits than to quality

commercialism

noun

the activities or attitudes of people who think that making a profit is more important than anything else

commercialize

verb

to develop something so that you can sell it and make a profit

commercialized

adjective

changed from something enjoyable or important into something that exists to make a profit

commercially

adverb

in a way that is related to profit

cream off

to take a lot of money or profit, especially an unfair amount, in a business deal

cut in

informal to allow someone to get part of the profits of something

earner

noun

something that earns money

earn your keep

if something earns its keep, it is useful or it produces an income

the goose that lays the golden eggs

a person or thing that provides money

lose

verb

to make less money than you spend or invest

pay for itself

if something that you have bought pays for itself, it allows you to save as much money as you paid when you bought it

profit center

noun

a section or activity of a company that makes a profit on its own

profiteer

verb

to make large profits by charging high prices for things that people need and cannot get anywhere else

profit from

formal to make a profit from something

profits warning

noun

an announcement by a company of lower than expected profits for a particular period

rack up

to get a large amount of sales or profits

rake off

to take a part of the profits from something, especially in an unfair or dishonest way

rate of return

noun

the amount of profit that a company makes, expressed as a percentage of the amount they originally invested

ring up

to make or lose a particular amount of money in sales, profits, or losses in a period of time

show a profit/loss

if a company, project, etc. shows a profit or a loss, it makes a profit or a loss

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