n.1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
2. The return received on a business undertaking after
all operating expenses have been met.
3. Often profits.
a. The return received on an investment after all charges have
b. The rate of increase in the net worth of a business enterprise
in a given accounting period.
c. Income received from investments or excess of the original
n.1. A person who speaks by divine inspiration or as the
interpreter through whom
the will of a god is expressed.
2. A person gifted with profound moral insight and exceptional
powers of expression.
3. A predictor; a soothsayer.
4. The chief spokesperson of a movement or cause.
5. Prophets (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Bible.
The second of the three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures, comprising
of the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah,
Ezekiel, and the Twelve.