|a.||1.||Yielding or bringing profit or gain; gainful; lucrative; useful; helpful; advantageous; beneficial; |
|Adj.||1.||profitable - yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market"|
unprofitable - producing little or no profit or gain; "deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable"
|2.||profitable - promoting benefit or gain; "a profitable meeting to resolve difficulties"|
|3.||profitable - providing profit; "a profitable conversation"|
|4.||profitable - productive of profit; "a profitable enterprise"; "a fruitful meeting"|