from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Yielding profit; advantageous or lucrative. See Synonyms at beneficial.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Producing a profit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Yielding or bringing profit or gain; gainful; lucrative; useful; helpful; advantageous; beneficial
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Useful; advantageous; yielding or bringing profit or gain; gainful; lucrative: as, a profitable trade; profitable business.
- Synonyms Remunerative, productive, beneficial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. yielding material gain or profit
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Eventually, talking about specifics, what we call profitable growth.
They'll own her work and just license it to another company but they don't see how they can make a new label profitable, so have scrapped the idea.
He also said GM decided to cancel plans to sell the ACDelco parts business, which he called a profitable arm of the company worth growing.
The publishing industry has long known how profitable is to sell people the notion that they are right.
One of the key pillars for being profitable is being organised and planning your book and your marketing.
The Unbeliever: Of course, no one has a right to have their chosen profession remain profitable in the face of changing industry or economic climate.
Of course, no one has a right to have their chosen profession remain profitable in the face of changing industry or economic climate.
Last week, I wrote an article for CNBC, which talked about the agility of Qantas that keeps the airline in profitable territory.
In a society that runs on the maxim that a person should be rewarded for the desirable abilities they possess, it makes little sense for college football players playing in profitable programs to be penalized for capitalizing on their talent, while the institutions they play for unabashedly do so.
No segment of business or industry can remain profitable if it is subjected to an increase of investment, and competition, without limit.