lucrative, moneymaking, remunerative(adj)
producing a sizeable profit
"a remunerative business"
producing a surplus; profitable
Origin: From lucratif, from lucrativus, from lucratus, past participle of lucrari, from lucrum.
yielding lucre; gainful; profitable; making increase of money or goods; as, a lucrative business or office
greedy of gain
Origin: [L. lucrativus, fr. lucrari to gain, fr. lucrum gain: cf. F. lucratif. See Lucre.]
The numerical value of lucrative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of lucrative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I discovered that it was a lucrative venture and I’ve never looked back.
Flying is probably the least lucrative way to earn miles, you can earn status that way but not so many miles — unless you fly in business class.
To establish any mode to abolish war, however advantageous it might be to Nations, would be to take from such Government the most lucrative of its branches.
There's tremendous opportunity here, and we're going to press on that very hard, It is a very lucrative business that can have substantial upside, but it's not going to do so with the current board in place.
The exponential growth in and the demand for air travel were not anticipated by many of the governments in the region, and so you're seeing a lack of infrastructure, airports and pilots because nobody expected low-cost travel would have taken off as quickly, as rapidly, and would be as lucrative as it is now.
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Translations for lucrative
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- lukrativní, výnosnýCzech
- επικερδής, προσοδοφόρος, κερδοφόροςGreek
- tuottava, tuottoisaFinnish
- éadálach, gnóthachúil, brabúsachIrish
- arðbær, ábatasamur, gróða-, arðsamurIcelandic
- dochodowy, zyskowny, lukratywnyPolish
- окупаемый, прибыль, прибыльный, приносящийRussian
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