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lucrative

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luc=ra=tive

CIDE DICTIONARY

lucrativea. [L. lucrativus, fr. lucrari to gain, fr. lucrum gain: cf. F. lucratif. See Lucre.].
  •  Yielding lucre; gainful; profitable; making increase of money or goods; as, a lucrative business or office.  [1913 Webster]
    "The trade of merchandise being the most lucrative, may bear usury at a good rate."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Greedy of gain.  [1913 Webster]
    "Such diligence as the most part of our lucrative lawyers do use, in deferring and prolonging of matters and actions from term to term."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lucrative, adj. profitable, yielding financial gain.

Derivative
lucratively adv. lucrativeness n.
Etymology
ME f. L lucrativus f. lucrari to gain

THESAURUS

lucrative

advantageous, banausic, breadwinning, compensating, compensative, compensatory, fat, gainful, good, moneymaking, paying, productive, profitable, remunerative, reparative, repaying, retributive, retributory, rewardful, rewarding, satisfying, well-paying, worthwhile

ROGET THESAURUS

lucrative

Acquisition

N acquisition, gaining, obtainment, procuration, procurement, purchase, descent, inheritance, gift, recovery, retrieval, revendication, replevin, restitution, redemption, salvage, trover, find, trouvaille, foundling, gain, thrift, money-making, money grubbing, lucre, filthy lucre, pelf, loaves and fishes, the main chance, emolument, profit, earnings, winnings, innings, pickings, net profit, avails, income, proceeds, produce, product, outcome, output, return, fruit, crop, harvest, second crop, aftermath, benefit, sweepstakes, trick, prize, pool, pot, wealth, subreption, obreption, stealing, acquiring, acquired, profitable, advantageous, gainful, remunerative, paying, lucrative, lucri causa.


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