profit vs gain: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: profit or gain

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profitnoun

the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

profitverb

make a profit; gain money or materially

profitverb

derive a benefit from

profitnoun

the advantageous quality of being beneficial

gainnoun

the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input

gainverb

earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

gainverb

increase or develop

gainnoun

a quantity that is added

gainverb

win something through one's efforts

gainverb

obtain

gainverb

derive a benefit from

gainnoun

the advantageous quality of being beneficial

gainverb

reach a destination, either real or abstract

gainverb

increase (one's body weight)

gainverb

obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

gainverb

rise in rate or price

gainnoun

the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating

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