from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the acquisition of money
- adj. that acquires money
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Affording profitable returns; lucrative. Opposite of
- adj. Successful in gaining money, and devoted to that aim.
- n. The act or process of making money; the acquisition and accumulation of wealth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lucrative; profitable: as, a money-making business.
- n. The act or process of accumulating money or acquiring wealth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of making money (and accumulating wealth)
- adj. producing a sizeable profit
- adj. profit oriented
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For Harry Del Mar, who was base, and who had been further abased by his money-making desire for the possession of Michael, had had his baseness sensed by Michael from the beginning.
The Glazers would no doubt claim that United's unique money-making ability means the club warrants a higher valuation but not everything is rosy at Old Trafford.
"He stole a money-making machine, a proven money-making machine," Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas G.A. Brown said.
Wherever Keith's leave-taking fell on the "You're fired"/"You can't fire me, I quit" continuum, the affair suggests an oft-told but rarely remembered lesson in hubris: You may be valuable, you may even be irreplaceable -- a genius and a money-making machine rolled into one.
Her pioneering microfinance project connects online donors worldwide to Chinese borrowers hoping to raise sheep, grow mushrooms or follow other money-making plans.
I felt like a money-making zombie, something I used to accuse my parents of being.
In this way, they avoid catastrophes such as those that have occurred in recent years where the money-making of a few, pushed by short-term interests, has endangered the prosperity of many.
US and put him on a speaker phone to pitch the bond money-making scheme.
Tennessee and put him on speaker phone to pitch the money-making opportunity to the Grists.
AT&T Moves Up Its LTE Rollout, Admits To Network Issues Nothing quite works like the threat of the possibility of losing a money-making asset.