1. [syn: gainful, paid, paying]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Gainful \Gain"ful\, a.
Profitable; advantageous; lucrative. "A gainful speculation."
--Macaulay. -- Gain"ful*ly, adv. -- Gain"ful*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: yielding a fair profit [syn: gainful, paid, paying]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "gainful":
advantageous, banausic, beneficial, breadwinning, fat, fruitful,
generous, good, lucrative, lush, moneymaking, of value, paying,
productive, profitable, remunerative, rewarding, rich, satisfying,
substantial, useful, valuable, well, well-paying, well-spent,
worthwhile, yielding a return