gainful

adjective gain·ful \ ˈgān-fəl \

Definition of gainful

: productive of gain : profitable
  • gainful employment

gainfully

play \ˈgān-fə-lē\ adverb

gainfulness

noun

Examples of gainful in a Sentence

  1. graduated from school and went looking for gainful employment

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Origin and Etymology of gainful



GAINFUL Defined for English Language Learners

gainful

adjective

Definition of gainful for English Language Learners

  • : paying money


GAINFUL Defined for Kids

gainful

adjective gain·ful \ ˈgān-fəl \

Definition of gainful for Students

: producing gain : making money
  • She found gainful employment.


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