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Wordnet 3.0


1. yielding a fair profit;
[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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gainful 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