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Meaning of PRODUCTIVE

Pronunciation:  pru'duktiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil"
  2. [adj]  producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly); "productive farmland"; "his productive years"; "a productive collaboration"
  3. [adj]  having the ability to produce or originate; "generative power"; "generative forces"
  4. [adj]  yielding positive results
 

PRODUCTIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: amentaceous, amentiferous, arable, bearing, cultivable, cultivatable, fat, fecund, fertile, fissiparous, fruitful, generative, oil-bearing, profitable, prolific, rich, tillable
 
 Antonyms: consumptive, unproductive
 
 See Also: creative, originative, successful

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*duc"tive\, a. [F. productif, L. productivus fit
for prolongation.]
1. Having the quality or power of producing; yielding or
   furnishing results; as, productive soil; productive
   enterprises; productive labor, that which increases the
   number or amount of products.

2. Bringing into being; causing to exist; producing;
   originative; as, an age productive of great men; a spirit
   productive of heroic achievements.

         And kindle with thy own productive fire. --Dryden.

         This is turning nobility into a principle of virtue,
         and making it productive of merit.    --Spectator.

3. Producing, or able to produce, in large measure; fertile;
   profitable. -- {Pro*duc"tive*ly}, adv. --
   {Pro*duc"tive*ness}, n.

 

 

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