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ˈprɒf ɪ tə bəlprof·itable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profitableadjective

    yielding material gain or profit

    "profitable speculation on the stock market"


  1. profitableadjective

    Producing a profit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Profitableadjective

    yielding or bringing profit or gain; gainful; lucrative; useful; helpful; advantageous; beneficial; as, a profitable trade; profitable business; a profitable study or profession

    Etymology: [F. profitable.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'profitable' in Adjectives Frequency: #824

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of profitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of profitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of profitable in a Sentence

  1. Matt Kennedy:

    There was some worry about unicorn IPOs after Lyft( LYFT) disappointed but Zoom and Pinterest show there's an appetite for highly valued startups, it's [ growing ] blazing fast and highly profitable. It wasn't cheap when it priced its IPO, but despite it being given premium valuation it surged further today.

  2. Will Contain Antibiotic-Free:

    My good friend owned a Subway franchise, i looked at his financials and it just made sense. It was at that moment I realized that it was a profitable business and investment.

  3. Matthew Ball:

    Unlike Facebook, iOS doesn't drive the majority of Epic's revenues. Unlike Spotify or Netflix, Epic is highly profitable, and unlike almost all other large companies, Epic is private and majority controlled by one person.

  4. Gilad Alper:

    Allergan's business is more high-end (than Mylan). It's a more interesting business ... a profitable business and it's well managed.

  5. Cricket CEO Arvind Rajan:

    The most profitable thing you can do is keep a patient from kidney failure and the least profitable thing you can do is have the patient on in-center dialysis.

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