remunerative

[ ri-myoo-ner-uh-tiv ]

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Part of Speech

adjective

Origin + Etymology

Late 17th century

"inclined to remunerate," from remunerate + -ive. From 1670s as "rewarding; profitable."

Synonyms

  • gainful
  • profitable
  • lucrative

Definition

affording remuneration; profitable

Example

Opening up an ice cream stand near the water park proved to be extremely remunerative.

Usage Over Time

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