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ˈlu krə tɪvlu·cra·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lucrative, moneymaking, remunerativeadjective

    producing a sizeable profit

    "a remunerative business"


  1. lucrativeadjective

    producing a surplus; profitable

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lucrativeadjective

    Gainful; profitable; bringing money.

    Etymology: lucratif, French; lucrativus, Lat.

    The trade of merchandize being the most lucrative, may bear usury at a good rate; other contracts not so. Francis Bacon.

    The disposition of Ulysses inclined him to pursue the more dangerous way of living by war, than the more lucrative method of life by agriculture. Notes on the Odyssey.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lucrativeadjective

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

  2. Lucrativeadjective

    greedy of gain

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

Anagrams for lucrative »

  1. revictual, victualer

  2. Revictual

  3. Victualer

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  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

Examples of lucrative in a Sentence

  1. Erin Schmidt:

    It's not lucrative for them to sell in China.

  2. Rabia Yasmeen:

    Vision 2030 is a more holistic long-term transformation across all sectors of the economy, we see big regional and global names entering the Saudi market over the [next five years], with lucrative opportunities in retail, hospitality and tourism, real estate, healthcare and digitization.

  3. Michela Menting:

    Organized cybercrime, hacktivists, other state-sponsored groups will take advantage of such sophisticated tools and use them unscrupulously, when you think that companies and individuals still get infected by malware that has been patched years ago, this offers a lucrative opportunity for malicious actors to use some powerful tools.

  4. Driver Janis Rogers:

    This was not lucrative, i did it because it was an adventure.

  5. Nir Zohar:

    There are a lot of international players around, coming in with deep pockets. Facebook, Google and others can make offers 50 percent above market and equity packages that are very lucrative.

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