Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Yielding suitable recompense; profitable.
  • adjective Serving to remunerate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Affording remuneration; yielding a sufficient return: as, a remunerative occupation.
  • Exercised in rewarding; remuneratory.
  • Synonyms Profitable, paying.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Affording remuneration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Offering compensation, usually financial; rewarding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective producing a sizeable profit
  • adjective for which money is paid

Etymologies

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From remunerate

Examples

  • The terms of nearly every immigration status, at least at the early stages, prohibit engaging in remunerative activity without authorization to work.

    Retiring Abroad - Why Not?

  • The terms of nearly every immigration status, at least at the early stages, prohibit engaging in remunerative activity without authorization to work.

    Retiring Abroad - Why Not?

  • Why didn’t another term for remunerative and likely career-oriented activity gain such worldwide use?

    The English Is Coming!

  • Why didn’t another term for remunerative and likely career-oriented activity gain such worldwide use?

    The English Is Coming!

  • A donation is called remunerative when inspired by a sentiment of gratitude for services rendered by the donee.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • His adventures had succeeded, both in quality of patient care, and what are termed remunerative and secure bank investments.

    The Times of India

  • Unless these so called remunerative projects earn any revenue which could be kept as

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • If a permit to one of these "remunerative" areas is denied, the circus may apply to a small town outside of the "metropolis" for a few days, reapplying for a different time slot in the big city.

    Vazquez Hermanos Circus

  • If a permit to one of these "remunerative" areas is denied, the circus may apply to a small town outside of the "metropolis" for a few days, reapplying for a different time slot in the big city.

    Vazquez Hermanos Circus

  • Report, "that" the most really 'remunerative' form of 'relief' works for the unemployed would often be a course of instruction in some new trade or handicraft "Technical education is strongly recommended; Labour

    The History of the Fabian Society

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