Definitions for lucrativeˈlu krə tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lu•cra•tiveˈlu krə tɪv(adj.)

  1. profitable; moneymaking; remunerative:

    a lucrative business.

Origin of lucrative:

1375–1425; late ME (< MF) < L lucrātīvus=lucrāt(us), ptp. of lucrārī to make a profit (see lucre ) +-īvus -ive


Princeton's WordNet

  1. lucrative, moneymaking, remunerative(adj)

    producing a sizeable profit

    "a remunerative business"


  1. lucrative(Adjective)

    producing a surplus; profitable

  2. Origin: From lucratif, from lucrativus, from lucratus, past participle of lucrari, from lucrum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lucrative(adj)

    yielding lucre; gainful; profitable; making increase of money or goods; as, a lucrative business or office

  2. Lucrative(adj)

    greedy of gain

Anagrams of lucrative

  1. revictual, victualer

  2. Revictual

  3. Victualer

Translations for lucrative

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of a job etc) bringing in a lot of money; profitable.

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