Prof·it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Profited; p. pr. & vb. n. Profiting.] 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.
The word preached did not profit them. --Heb. iv. 2.
It is a great means of profiting yourself, to copy diligently excellent pieces and beautiful designs. --Dryden.
Prof·it·ing, n. Gain; advantage; profit.
That thy profiting may appear to all. --1 Tim. iv. 15.