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Profitless

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Adjective

1. profitless

without profit or reward

Example Sentences:
'let us have no part in profitless quarrels'
'How weary, flat, stale, and unprofitable / Seem to me all the uses of this world'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Profitless

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noun
1. (often plural)
excess of revenues over outlays and expenses in a business enterprise over a given period of time, usually a year
2. 
the monetary gain derived from a transaction
3. 
a. 
income derived from property or an investment, as contrasted with capital gains
b. 
the ratio of this income to the investment or principal
4. economics
a. 
the income or reward accruing to a successful entrepreneur and held to be the motivating factor of all economic activity in a capitalist economy
b. 
(as modifier)
the profit motive
5. 
a gain, benefit, or advantage
verb
6. 
to gain or cause to gain profit

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Profitless

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noun
1. 
advantage; gain; benefit
2.  [often pl.]
a. 
monetary gain from business transactions
b. 
the ratio of this to the amount of capital invested
c. 
proceeds from property or investments
3.  [often pl.]
the sum remaining after all costs, direct and indirect, are deducted from the income of a business, the selling price, etc.
verb intransitive
4. 
to be of advantage or benefit
5. 
to reap an advantage, financial or otherwise; benefit
verb transitive
6. 
to be of profit or advantage to

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Profitless

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n.
1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
2. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
v. prof·it·ed, prof·it·ing, prof·its
v.intr.
1. To make a gain or profit.
2. To derive advantage; benefit: profiting from the other team's mistakes.
v.tr.
To be beneficial to: What has all this time in school profited you?

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