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profitable

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Adjective
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prof=it=a=ble
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4 in 4 verses (in OT : 3 in 3 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

profitablea. [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.  [1913 Webster]
    "What was so profitable to the empire became fatal to the
    emperor.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

profitable, adj.
1 yielding profit; lucrative.
2 beneficial; useful.

Derivative
profitability n. profitableness n. profitably adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF (as PROFIT)

THESAURUS

profitable

advantageous, advisable, aidful, appropriate, auspicious, banausic, becoming, befitting, beneficial, benevolent, bon, bonny, braw, breadwinning, bueno, capital, cogent, commendable, compensating, compensative, compensatory, conducive, congruous, constructive, contributory, convenient, decent, desirable, effective, elegant, estimable, excellent, expedient, fair, famous, fat, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fine, fit, fitten, fitting, fructuous, fruitful, furthersome, gainful, good, good for, goodly, grand, happy, healthy, helpful, kind, laudable, likely, lucrative, meet, moneymaking, nice, noble, of value, opportune, paying, pleasant, politic, positive, productive, proper, recommendable, regal, remedial, remunerative, reparative, repaying, retributive, retributory, rewardful, rewarding, right, royal, salutary, satisfying, seasonable, seemly, serviceable, skillful, sortable, sound, splendid, suitable, therapeutic, timely, to be desired, useful, utilitarian, valid, valuable, very good, virtuous, well-paying, well-spent, well-timed, wise, worthwhile, yielding a return

ROGET THESAURUS

profitable

Utility

N utility, usefulness, efficacy, efficiency, adequacy, service, use, stead, avail, help, applicability, subservience, function, value, worth, money's worth, productiveness, cui bono, utilization, step in the right direction, common weal, commonwealth public good, public interest, utilitarianism, useful, of use, serviceable, proficuous, good for, subservient, conducive, subsidiary, advantageous, profitable, gainful, remunerative, worth one's salt, valuable, prolific, adequate, efficient, efficacious, effective, effectual, expedient, applicable, available, ready, handy, at hand, tangible, commodious, adaptable, of all work, usefully, pro bono publico.

Goodness

N goodness, excellence, merit, virtue, value, worth, price, super-excellence, supereminence, superiority, perfection, coup de maitre, masterpiece, chef d'ouvre, prime, flower, cream, elite, pick, A, nonesuch, nonpareil, creme de la creme, flower of the flock, cock of the roost, salt of the earth, champion, prodigy, tidbit, gem, gem of the first water, bijou, precious stone, jewel, pearl, diamond, ruby, brilliant, treasure, good thing, rara avis, one in a thousand, beneficence, good man, harmless, hurtless, unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive, beneficial, valuable, of value, serviceable, advantageous, edifying, profitable, salutary, favorable, propitious fair, good, good as gold, excellent, better, superior, above par, nice, fine, genuine, best, choice, select, picked, elect, recherche, rare, priceless, unparagoned, unparalleled, superlatively, good, bully, crackajack, giltedged, superfine, superexcellent, of the first water, first-rate, first-class, high- wrought, exquisite, very best, crack, prime, tiptop, capital, cardinal, standard, inimitable, admirable, estimable, praiseworthy, pleasing, couleur de rose, precious, of great price, costly, worth its weight in gold, worth a Jew's eye, priceless, invaluable, inestimable, precious as the apple of the eye, tolerable, up to the mark, unexceptionable, unobjectionable, satisfactory, tidy, in good condition, in fair condition, fresh, sound, beneficially, well, Jewels five words long, long may such goodness live!, the luxury of doing good.

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.

Receipt

N receipt, value received, money coming in, income, incomings, innings, revenue, return, proceeds, gross receipts, net profit, earnings, accepta, avails, rent, rent roll, rental, rentage, rack-rent, premium, bonus, sweepstakes, tontine, pension, annuity, jointure, alimony, palimony, pittance, emolument, receiving, received, profitable.

Productiveness

N productiveness, fecundity, fertility, luxuriance, uberty, pregnancy, pullulation, fructification, multiplication, propagation, procreation, superfetation, milch cow, rabbit, hydra, warren, seed plot, land flowing with milk and honey, second crop, aftermath, aftercrop, aftergrowth, arrish, eddish, rowen, protoplasm, fertilization, productive, prolific, teeming, teemful, fertile, fruitful, frugiferous, fruit-bearing, fecund, luxuriant, pregnant, uberous, procreant, procreative, generative, life-giving, spermatic, multiparous, omnific, propagable, parturient, profitable.


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