profitably

[ prof-i-tuh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF profitably
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROFITABLY

This indicated to her with what grain she could sow the field most profitably.

I am now a lieutenant in the navy, and am supposed to employ each hour profitably.

But farmers cannot profitably be considered as a single class.

Well, there are three things, I think, that we may profitably do.

We sent him to a mountain university and have used him profitably all these years.

To profitably employ our time we set to work to fish for our supper.

How pleasantly and profitably for the traveller this can be done.

It is a question of living together peaceably and profitably.

We can profitably note the tendency of scientific thought in this direction.

He has stature without apology, if the years have been profitably spent.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "yielding benefit, useful," from profit (v.) + -able or from Old French profitable, porfitable. Specific sense of "money-making" is attested from 1758. Related: Profitably.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROFITABLY

favorably

adverbopportunely, advantageously
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