What does lucrative mean?

Definitions for lucrative
ˈlu krə tɪvlu·cra·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lucrative, moneymaking, remunerative(adj)

    producing a sizeable profit

    "a remunerative business"

Wiktionary

  1. lucrative(Adjective)

    producing a surplus; profitable

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Lucrative(adj)

    greedy of gain

    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

How to pronounce lucrative?

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How to say lucrative in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. White House counsel Pat Cipollone:

    Its getting late, i would ask you, respectfully, if we could simply start, maybe tomorrow we can start -- and they can make their argument, and they can, I guess, make a case that they once called overwhelming. Well see... Seriously, can we please start ? OOPS ? Joe Biden TEAM TOUTS UKRAINE ACTIVIST WHO CALLED HUNTER BIDENS ACTIONS VERY BAD As Democrats amendments were summarily shot down, reports emerged that some Democrats were privately considering something of a compromise : calling for the testimony of Hunter Biden in exchange for the appearance of some key administration officials. Bidenobtained a lucrative board role with a Ukrainian company while Joe Biden father, Joe Biden, was overseeing Ukrainian policy as vice president. President Trump had asked in President Trump now-infamous July 25 call with Ukraines president for a look into Joe Bidens admitted pressure campaignto have Ukraines top prosecutor fired. Senate Republicans have sought to portray Trumps push for a probe as a legitimate request given the Bidens dealings in Ukraine, while Democrats have alleged that senior administration officials would testify that the administration withheld military aid to Ukraine in order to secure a politically motivated probe. Mike Mulvaney, for example, has publicly argued that there is nothing wrong with tying financial assistance to anti-corruption efforts and other U.S. objectives, even as the administration has denied specifically targeting the Bidens for political purposes. Meanwhile, the barrage of amendments Tuesday night put into doubt whether the senators would have time to meet in a closed session toconverse -- which would be a valuable opportunity, given that the senators were legally barred from having any sustenanceother than water or milk at their desk all day, and could not communicate verbally with one another during the proceedings. The restriction on cellphone possession and oral interaction led some members to pass and flash written notes to each other like students in a classroom, as White House impeachment managers and the presidents legal team traded lengthy legalistic arguments. At one point during the proceedings, former Bill Clinton press secretary and CNN political analyst Joe Lockhart wrote on Cruzs Twitter that Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz could go to.

  2. Kerman Khodro:

    Old ties in the region give the French a certain edge, but we also see the potential of this lucrative market.

  3. John Carter:

    It is outrageous that this administration would even consider using our military installations to shelter illegal immigrants who have crossed our southern border, president Obama needs to enforce our immigration laws and secure our border, not undermine our military at a time when our country is facing increased threats from radical Islamic terrorists. Last year, amid a surge of unaccompanied children streaming in from Central America, the Pentagon began housing thousands of unaccompanied illegal immigrant children at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in Texas, Naval Base Ventura County, in California, and at Fort Sill, in Oklahoma. More than 10,000 unaccompanied minor children have streamed into United States over the Mexican border since October 1, the result of unchecked corruption and gang violence in their Central American homelands, and an effort by Mexican drug cartels to diversify into the very lucrative migrant smuggling business. The Department of Health and Human Service's Office of Refugee Relocation is required to take control of unaccompanied children once they enter the U.S., and the agency is once again being stretched to the limit by a surge that has reached an estimated 10,000 since October. In a statement, Fort Hood spokesman Tony Rheinlander said it is n’t even up to the Pentagon whether or not Fort Hood is used.

  4. Captain Keith Colburn:

    Thing is, I make almost all of my money from fishing not from TV... It’s a lucrative job if you own the boat.

  5. Justice Minister Keenan:

    This is a result of organized criminals targeting the lucrative Australian ice market from offshore, whilst Australians continue to have such an appetite for this mind destroying drug, organized criminal gangs will continue to target the Australian market.

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