HyperDic: profitable

English > 1 sense of the word profitable:
ADJECTIVEallprofitableyielding material gain or profit
profitable > pronunciation
Soundspraa'fahtahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > profitable: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningYielding material gain or profit.
Example"profitable speculation on the stock market"
Narrowerbankableguaranteed to bring a profit
economicfinancially rewarding
fat, juicylucrative
gainful, paid, payingYielding a fair profit
lucrative, moneymaking, remunerativeproducing a sizeable profit
See alsoadvantageous, favorable, favourableGiving an advantage
productiveproducing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
rewardingProviding personal satisfaction
useful, utileOf use or service
Oppositeunprofitableproducing little or no profit or gain
Spanishlucrativo, provechoso, rentable, ventajoso
Catalanprofitós, rendible
Nounsprofitableness, profitabilitythe quality of affording gain or benefit or profit
profitablenessthe quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome

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