Definition of Lucrative

1. Adjective. Producing a sizeable profit. "A remunerative business"

Exact synonyms: Moneymaking, Remunerative
Similar to: Profitable
Derivative terms: Moneymaking, Remunerate



Definition of Lucrative

1. a. Yielding lucre; gainful; profitable; making increase of money or goods; as, a lucrative business or office.

Definition of Lucrative

1. Adjective. producing a surplus; profitable ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lucrative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lucrative

lucklessness
lucks
lucks in
lucks out
lucky
lucky break
lucky breaks
lucky charm
lucky dip
lucky dips
lucky loser
lucky losers
lucky proach
lucmo
lucotherapy
lucrative (current term)
lucratively
lucrativeness
lucrativenesses
lucre
lucres
lucriferous
lucrific
luctation
luctations
luctiferous
luctual
lucubrate
lucubrated
lucubrates

Literary usage of Lucrative

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1. Historical and Descriptive Account of the Caricatures of James Gillray by Thomas Wright, Robert Harding Evans (1851)
"Lord Grenville, who had received a number of lucrative appointments, is represented as suggesting that the Chancellorship might with propriety be added to ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"Jews of Palestine,56 seemed to justify the lucrative modes of oppression which were invented by the bishops and eunuchs of the court oí ..."

3. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly (1885)
"exceed ninety dollars per annum, shall not be deemed lucrative: And provided, also, That counties containing less than one thousand polls may confer the ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"From this time ecclesiastical dignities and lucrative emoluments fell rapidly to his share. He was made successively prebend of Westminster 1607, ..."

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