Definition of Moneymaking

1. Noun. The act of making money (and accumulating wealth).

Generic synonyms: Acquisition



2. Adjective. Producing a sizeable profit. "A remunerative business"
Exact synonyms: Lucrative, Remunerative
Similar to: Profitable
Derivative terms: Remunerate

3. Adjective. Profit oriented. "A moneymaking business"
Exact synonyms: Mercantile, Mercenary
Similar to: Commercial

Definition of Moneymaking

1. n. The act or process of making money; the acquisition and accumulation of wealth.

2. a. Affording profitable returns; lucrative; as, a money- making business.

Definition of Moneymaking

1. Adjective. Profitable. ¹

2. Adjective. For profit. ¹

3. Noun. The act of making money, of profiting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moneymaking

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moneymaking

moneychangers
moneychanging
moneyed
moneyer
moneyers
moneygrubber
moneygrubbers
moneygrubbing
moneygrubbings
moneylender
moneylenders
moneylending
moneyless
moneymaker
moneymakers
moneymaking (current term)
moneymaking(a)
moneymakings
moneyman
moneymen
moneyness
moneynesses
moneyocracy
moneys
moneyspinner
moneyspinners
moneyspinning
moneywise
moneywort
moneyworts

Literary usage of Moneymaking

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1. The Savoy: An Illustrated Monthly by Arthur Symons (1896)
"At the one, work is a necessary evil and moneymaking a pleasure: at the other, work is the objective realisation of life and moneymaking a nuisance. ..."

2. Men of Mark in Georgia: A Complete and Elaborate History of the State from by William J. Northen (1912)
"... about a half million dollars, which, while a good property, is but a small part of what he might have accumulated had moneymaking been his sole ideal. ..."

3. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1888)
"... beginning when they are hardly past childhood, they devote only the time saved from moneymaking and housekeeping to such pursuits; and even those of ..."

4. The Savoy: An Illustrated Monthly by Arthur Symons (1896)
"At the one, work is a necessary evil and moneymaking a pleasure: at the other, work is the objective realisation of life and moneymaking a nuisance. ..."

5. Men of Mark in Georgia: A Complete and Elaborate History of the State from by William J. Northen (1912)
"... about a half million dollars, which, while a good property, is but a small part of what he might have accumulated had moneymaking been his sole ideal. ..."

6. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1888)
"... beginning when they are hardly past childhood, they devote only the time saved from moneymaking and housekeeping to such pursuits; and even those of ..."

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