turn a profit

turn a profit
verb
make a profit; gain money or materially
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The company has not profited from the merger

Syn: ↑profit
Ant: ↑lose (for: ↑profit), ↑break even (for: ↑profit)
Derivationally related forms: ↑profit (for: ↑profit)
Hypernyms:
gain, ↑take in, ↑clear, ↑make, ↑earn, ↑realize, ↑realise, ↑pull in, ↑bring in
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s PP


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