What does the word profitable mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Profitableness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Profitably.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Remunerative; advantageous.

Usage examples for profitable

  1. Here was a way open to the most honorable, exciting, and profitable employment. – Captain John Smith by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  2. But don't you think his business must be profitable? – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  3. And if she has no capital of her own, if well trained for this business, she can find those who have capital ready to furnish- an investment that well managed will become profitable. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe