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Meaning of PROFITABLE

Pronunciation:  'prâfitubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  promoting benefit or gain; "a profitable meeting to resolve difficulties"
  2. [adj]  productive of profit; "a profitable enterprise"; "a fruitful meeting"
  3. [adj]  yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market"
  4. [adj]  providing profit; "a profitable conversation"
 

PROFITABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: advantageous, bankable, economic, fat, fruitful, gainful, juicy, lucrative, moneymaking, paid, paying, productive, remunerative, rewarding
 
 Antonyms: unprofitable
 
 See Also: useful, utile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prof"it*a*ble\, a. [F. profitable.]
Yielding or bringing profit or gain; gainful; lucrative;
useful; helpful; advantageous; beneficial; as, a profitable
trade; profitable business; a profitable study or profession.

      What was so profitable to the empire became fatal to
      the emperor.                             --Arbuthnot.
-- {Prof"it*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Prof"it*a*bly}, adv.

 

 

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