• (adj): Promoting benefit or gain.
    Example: "A profitable meeting to resolve difficulties"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on profitable:

Indiana Mammoth Internal Improvement Act - Aftermath
... they could be quickly completed and become profitable, but were disappointed to discover that not to be the case for all the projects ... tolls covered its operating costs, but it was never profitable ... The Madison Indianapolis Railroad was instantly profitable and went on to expand and connect to several other cities ...
The Profitable Growth Paradox
... Profitable Growth hides in fact a contradiction in terms, one often speaks of the Profitable Growth paradox ... The only way out of the Profitable Growth paradox is through innovation ...
Small Is Profitable
... Small is Profitable The Hidden Economic Benefits of Making Electrical Resources the Right Size is a 2002 book by energy analyst Amory Lovins and others ... Small is Profitable was named 'Book of the Year' by The Economist magazine ...
Profitable Growth
... Profitable Growth, a term most often used by CEOs when describing their firm's strategic objective ... Profitable growth is the combination of profitability and growth, more precisely the combination of Economic Profitability and Growth of Free cash flows ... Profitable growth is aimed at seducing the financial community it emerged in the early 80’s when shareholder value creation became firms’ main objective ...
British Caledonian In The 1980s - Falklands War and Re-entry Into The Charter Market
... Peru's decision to follow suit resulted in the loss of the most profitable parts of BCal's South American network, especially Buenos Aires — its most ... did not generate sufficient traffic to be profitable on their own, even after a reduction in frequencies ...

More definitions of "profitable":

  • (adj): Providing profit.
    Example: "A profitable conversation"
  • (adj): Yielding material gain or profit.
    Example: "Profitable speculation on the stock market"
  • (adj): Productive of profit.
    Example: "A profitable enterprise"
    Synonyms: fruitful

Famous quotes containing the word profitable:

    An empty book is like an infant’s soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders.
    Thomas Traherne (1636–1674)

    On the most profitable lie, the course of events presently lays a destructive tax; whilst frankness invites frankness, puts the parties on a convenient footing, and makes their business a friendship.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)