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synonyms for gainful

  • advantageous
  • beneficial
  • fat
  • fruitful
  • generous
  • going
  • going concern
  • good
  • in the black
  • lucrative
  • lush
  • moneymaking
  • paid off
  • paying
  • remunerative
  • rewarding
  • rich
  • satisfying
  • substantial
  • sweet
  • useful
  • well-paying
  • worthwhile
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antonyms for gainful

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  • disadvantageous
  • unproductive
  • unprofitable
  • useless
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How to use gainful in a sentence

To qualify for disability benefits from the SSA, an individual must show they have an impairment that prevents them from “substantial, gainful activity” that is expected to last at least 12 months or result in their death.
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He went to business school at the University of Chicago, spent 19 years working in finance and then gave up gainful employment to work for Humanitarian China, which he co-founded in 2007 to provide aid to families of political prisoners in China.
CHINESE CENSORSHIP INVADES THE U.S. VIA WECHATJEANNE WHALENJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Gainful corporations have no such power unless it has been granted by their charter or by statute.
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The proportion of the population engaged in gainful occupation at the present time is significant.
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For hospitals are not engaged in a gainful pursuit, regardless of all humanitarian considerations.
MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
These convicts were transported by private shippers, and then sold into the colony; and thus it became a gainful enterprise.
HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
Roughly speaking, Great Britain has twenty million persons in gainful pursuits.
MOBILIZING WOMAN-POWERHARRIOT STANTON BLATCH
The industrial woman should stand unqualifiedly for the exclusion of children from gainful pursuits.
MOBILIZING WOMAN-POWERHARRIOT STANTON BLATCH
Gainful pursuits were opened up to them, adding training in ordered occupation and self-support.
MOBILIZING WOMAN-POWERHARRIOT STANTON BLATCH
No gainful views his bounded hopes could sway, No wanton thought led his chaste soul astray.
DICKORY CRONKEDANIEL DEFOE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GAINFUL

  • benign
  • constructive
  • favorable
  • favoring
  • gainful
  • good
  • good for what ails you
  • healthful
  • helpful
  • profitable
  • propitious
  • salubrious
  • salutary
  • serviceable
  • toward
  • useful
  • valuable
  • what the doctor ordered
  • wholesome
  • worthy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.