Definition of Profitable

1. Adjective. Yielding material gain or profit. "Profitable speculation on the stock market"




Definition of Profitable

1. a. Yielding or bringing profit or gain; gainful; lucrative; useful; helpful; advantageous; beneficial; as, a profitable trade; profitable business; a profitable study or profession.

Definition of Profitable

1. Adjective. Producing a profit. ¹

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Definition of Profitable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profitable

profit-maximizing
profit-taking
profit and loss
profit and loss account
profit margin
profit margins
profit monger
profit sharing
profit taker
profit taking
profit takings
profit warning
profit warnings
profitabilities
profitability
profitable (current term)
profitableness
profitablest
profitably
profited
profiteer
profiteered
profiteering
profiteers
profiter
profiterole
profiteroles
profiters
profitest
profiteth

Literary usage of Profitable

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1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1902)
"I think the chicken a profitable farm animal for various reasons. First, it converts the waste of the farm into money in the shape of eggs and chickens for ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Farm laborers—Continued How large Is a profitable farm? FD Coburn. Relation of malaria to crop production. DL Van Dine, bibliog Sei Monthly 3:431-9 N '16 ..."

3. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"CHAPTER III That it is profitable to Communicate often The Voice of the Disciple BEHOLD I come unto Thee, O Lord, that I may be blessed through Thy gift, ..."

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