remunerative
adjective Date: circa 1677 1. serving to remunerate 2. providing remuneration ; profitableremuneratively adverbremunerativeness noun

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  • remunerative — re‧mu‧ne‧ra‧tive [rɪˈmjuːnrətɪv ǁ nəreɪtɪv] adjective formal HUMAN RESOURCES paying a lot of money: • Ross takes on the most difficult assignments, but they are also the most remunerative. • They are not allowed to hold another remunerative… …   Financial and business terms

  • Remunerative — Re*mu ner*a*tive (r? m? n?r ? t?v), a. [Cf.F. r[ e]mun?ratif.] Affording remuneration; as, a remunerative payment for services; a remunerative business. {Re*mu ner*a*tive*ly}, adv. {Re*mu ner*a*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • remunerative — I adjective advantageous, beneficial, compensative, compensatory, gainful, fruitful, lucrative, maintaining, productive, profitable, reimbursing, rewardful, rewarding, salutary, satisfying, supporting, valuable, well paying, worthwhile II index… …   Law dictionary

  • remunerative — 1620s; see REMUNERATE (Cf. remunerate) + IVE (Cf. ive) …   Etymology dictionary

  • remunerative — *paying, gainful, lucrative, profitable Analogous words: handsome, bountiful, munificent, *liberal: lavish, prodigal, *profuse …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • remunerative — [ri myo͞o′nə rāt΄iv, ri myo͞o′rə tiv] adj. 1. remunerating 2. affording remuneration; profitable remuneratively adv. remunerativeness n …   English World dictionary

  • remunerative — [[t]rɪmju͟ːnərətɪv[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Remunerative work is work that you are paid for. [FORMAL] A doctor advised her to seek remunerative employment. Syn: paid …   English dictionary

  • remunerative — adjective 1. for which money is paid (Freq. 1) a paying job remunerative work salaried employment stipendiary services • Syn: ↑compensable, ↑paying, ↑sala …   Useful english dictionary

  • remunerative — remuneratively /ri myooh neuh ray tiv lee, neuhr euh tiv /, adv. remunerativeness, n. /ri myooh neuhr euh tiv, neuh ray tiv/, adj. 1. affording remuneration; profitable: remunerative work. 2. that remunerates. Also, remuneratory. [1620 30;… …   Universalium

  • remunerative — adjective Offering compensation, usually financial; rewarding. Joan found the work not only pleasant, but remunerative, as well …   Wiktionary

  • remunerative — re|mu|ner|a|tive [ rı mjunərətıv, rı mjunə,reıtıv ] adjective FORMAL providing payment or other rewards for work that has been done: The job was enjoyable but scarcely remunerative …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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