Profit Prof"it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Profited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Profiting}.] [F. profiter. See {Profit}, n.] To be of service to; to be good to; to help on; to benefit; to advantage; to avail; to aid; as, truth profits all men. [1913 Webster]

The word preached did not profit them. --Heb. iv. 2. [1913 Webster]

It is a great means of profiting yourself, to copy diligently excellent pieces and beautiful designs. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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