Meaning of “profitable” - Learner’s Dictionary

profitable

adjective us uk /ˈprɒfɪtəbl/
MONEY

B2 making or likely to make a profit:

a profitable business
USEFUL

B2 useful or likely to give you an advantage:

a profitable discussion
profitability noun [ U ] us uk /ˌprɒfɪtəˈbɪlɪti/
profitably adverb

(Definition of “profitable” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)