Definition of Fruitful

1. Adjective. Productive or conducive to producing in abundance. "Be fruitful and multiply"




Definition of Fruitful

1. a. Full of fruit; producing fruit abundantly; bearing results; prolific; fertile; liberal; bountiful; as, a fruitful tree, or season, or soil; a fruitful wife.

Definition of Fruitful

1. Adjective. Favourable to the growth of fruit or useful vegetation; fertile; not barren. ¹

2. Adjective. Being productive in any sense; yielding benefits. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fruitful

1. producing abundantly [adj -FULLER, -FULLEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fruitful

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fruitcakes
fruiteater
fruiteaters
fruited
fruiter
fruiterer
fruiterers
fruiteress
fruiteresses
fruiters
fruitery
fruitestere
fruitflies
fruitfly
fruitful (current term)
fruitfull
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fruitfullest
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fruitfulness
fruitfulnesses
fruitier
fruitiest
fruitily
fruitiness
fruitinesses
fruiting
fruiting bodies
fruiting body

Literary usage of Fruitful

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1. Report by New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Botanical Dept (1908)
"A fruitful Dwarf Hybrid Eggplant. The block of hybrid eggplants was as noticeable for the great range in fruitfulness as in any other character. ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"33') [I. fruitful KARMA] THERE are three conditions, O priests, under which deeds are produced. And what are the three? Covetousness is a condition under ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... by one Slaughtered, he levell'd to the fruitful earth. But when Sarpedon saw the long-robed bands Of Lycians thus ..."

4. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"Denmark, formerly fruitful, is now become barren of Men. Two Reasons thereof. The Reason of Reasons. It is admirable to consider what shoals of people were ..."

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