1 making a profit
VERBS be, prove, seem confident that the venture will prove profitable | become | remain | make sth | keep sth What can be done to keep the business profitable?
ADV. extremely, highly, hugely, immensely, very a highly profitable chain of shops | barely | quite, relatively | enough, sufficiently The business is not really profitable enough. | financially | potentially
VERBS be | find sth Some churches have found it profitable to hold services during the week.
ADV. very | mutually Cooperation could be mutually profitable. | potentially