HyperDic: productive

English > 4 senses of the word productive:
ADJECTIVEallproductiveproducing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
allproductive, generativehaving the ability to produce / produce or originate
allproductiveyielding positive results
allproductive, fat, fertile, richmarked by great fruitfulness
productive > pronunciation
Soundsperdah'ktihv; prahdah'ktihv; prowdah'ktihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > productive: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningproducing or capable of producing (especially abundantly).
Examples
  • "productive farmland"
  • "his productive years"
  • "a productive collaboration"
Narroweramentiferous, amentaceous(of plants) bearing or characterized by aments or catkins
arable, cultivable, cultivatable, tillable(of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
fecund, fertile, prolificintellectually productive
fur-bearingOf animals having fur (especially of commercial quality)
nut-bearing(of shrubs or trees) producing nuts
oil-bearingContaining oil
richVery productive
See alsocreative, originativeHaving the ability or power to create
fertilecapable of reproducing
fruitfulProductive or conducive to producing in abundance
profitableYielding material gain or profit
successfulHaving succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome / outcome
Oppositeunproductivenot producing or capable of producing
Spanishproductivo, productor
Catalanproductiu, productor
Nounsproductiveness, productivitythe quality of being productive or having the power to produce
Adverbsproductivelyin a productive way
English > productive: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the ability to produce / produce or originate.
Synonymgenerative
Oppositeconsumptivetending to consume or use often wastefully
Spanishgenerativo, productivo
Catalangeneratiu, productiu
Nounsproductivenessthe quality of being productive or having the power to produce
English > productive: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningYielding positive results.
BroadersuccessfulHaving succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome / outcome
Spanishproductivo
Catalanproductiu
Nounsproductiveness, productivitythe quality of being productive or having the power to produce
English > productive: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmarked by great fruitfulness.
Example "a productive vineyard"
Synonymsfat, fertile, rich
BroaderfruitfulProductive or conducive to producing in abundance
Spanishfértil, productivo, rico
Nounsproductivenessthe quality of being productive or having the power to produce

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