What does lucrative mean?

Definitions for lucrativeˈlu krə tɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lucrative.

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

  3. Origin: [L. lucrativus, fr. lucrari to gain, fr. lucrum gain: cf. F. lucratif. See Lucre.]

Anagrams for lucrative »

  1. revictual, victualer

  2. Revictual

  3. Victualer


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lucrative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lucrative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lydia Waithera:

    I discovered that it was a lucrative venture and I’ve never looked back.

  2. George Hobica:

    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.

  3. Thomas Paine:

    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.

  4. David Neuhauser:

    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.

  5. Shukor Yusof:

    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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