from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Money or profits.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Gain in money or goods; profit; riches. (often in a negative sense)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Gain in money or goods; profit; riches; -- often in an ill sense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Gain in money or goods; profit: often, in a restricted sense, base or unworthy gain; money or wealth as the object of sordid greed; hence, greed.
- To gain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
- n. informal terms for money
Middle English, from Latin lucrum.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English, from Latin lucrum ("profit"). (Wiktionary)