remunerative

adjective
re·mu·ner·a·tive | \ ri-ˈmyü-nə-rə-tiv , -ˌrā- \

Definition of remunerative 

1 : serving to remunerate

2 : providing remuneration : profitable

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Other words from remunerative

remuneratively adverb
remunerativeness noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for remunerative

Synonyms

economic, fat, gainful, lucrative, moneymaking, paying, profitable

Antonyms

unprofitable

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Examples of remunerative in a Sentence

Our investors are seeking more remunerative opportunities. made a highly remunerative investment that will end up paying my college tuition

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There was little remunerative work for Robertson & Roundtree at first. Margalit Fox, New York Times, "Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies at 104," 21 May 2018 There was little remunerative work for Robertson & Roundtree at first. Margalit Fox, New York Times, "Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies at 104," 21 May 2018 There was little remunerative work for Robertson & Roundtree at first. Margalit Fox, New York Times, "Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies at 104," 21 May 2018 There was little remunerative work for Robertson & Roundtree at first. Margalit Fox, New York Times, "Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies at 104," 21 May 2018 Some of Milland’s more remunerative work came from employers who posted hundreds or thousands of tasks at a time that could be completed in rapid succession. Sarah Kessler, WIRED, "The Crazy Hacks One Woman Used to Make Money on Mechanical Turk," 12 June 2018 There was little remunerative work for Robertson & Roundtree at first. Margalit Fox, New York Times, "Dovey Johnson Roundtree, Barrier-Breaking Lawyer, Dies at 104," 21 May 2018 There was little remunerative work for Robertson & Roundtree at first. Margalit Fox, BostonGlobe.com, "Dovey Johnson Roundtree, barrier-breaking lawyer, 104," 23 May 2018 Those who already have the advantage of better educations, better connections and better financial resources often parlay these advantages into securing more valuable opportunities and more remunerative careers. Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Times, "Can I Use My Dad’s Connections to Get an Internship?," 21 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of remunerative

1631, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of remunerative was in 1631

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remunerative

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of remunerative

: paying a lot of money

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