profit-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: derive benefit or gain from

She profited from his vast experience.
Who caused and profited from the war?
The company has not profited from the merger.
Local townspeople profited from trade by catering to the needs of the passing traders.
They will certainly profit him nothing.
What does it profit her to do so?

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: profit
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2