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FRUITFUL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fruitful mean? 

FRUITFUL (adjective)
  The adjective FRUITFUL has 2 senses:

1. productive or conducive to producing in abundance
2. productive of profit

  Familiarity information: FRUITFUL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FRUITFUL (adjective)


Sense 1fruitful [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Productive or conducive to producing in abundance

Context example:

be fruitful and multiply

Similar:

high-yield (yielding a large amount of agricultural or industrial production)

round-fruited (bearing round fruit)

red-fruited (bearing red fruit)

fertile; prolific (bearing in abundance especially offspring)

oval-fruited (bearing oval fruit)

generative; procreative; reproductive (producing new life or offspring)

fat; fertile; productive; rich (marked by great fruitfulness)

dark-fruited (bearing dark fruit)

breeding (producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring)

bountiful; plentiful (producing in abundance)

blue-fruited (bearing blue fruit)

baccate; bacciferous; berried (producing or bearing berries)

small-fruited (bearing small fruit)

Also:

productive (producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly))

fertile (capable of reproducing)

Antonym:

unfruitful (not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production)


Sense 2fruitful [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Productive of profit

Synonyms:

fruitful; profitable

Context examples:

a profitable enterprise / a fruitful meeting

Similar:

productive (producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly))


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