Definition of profitable:
paying, juicy, fat, money-making, gainful, essential, bankable, rewarding, well-balanced, at a premium, therapeutic, profit-making, productive, salutary, remunerative, healing, advantageous, money-spinning, lucrative, for-profit, get, moneymaking, wholesome, propitious, healthy, toward, benefic, beneficent, benignant, fruitful, restorative, help, cost-effective, sensible, kindly, economic, paid, friendly.
- beneficial (part of speech: adjective)
- productive (part of speech: adjective)
- wealthy (part of speech: adjective)
lucrative (part of speech: adjective)
- paying its way,
- making money,
- to advantage,
- paying well,
- bringing in returns,
- paying out,
- in the black
- "The Jericho Road", W. Bion Adkins.
The English carried it on, in competition with the Dutch, during the last and beginning of the present century: but it was too little profitable for them, in comparison with other branches of commerce open to them.- "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
- "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.