Constructive vs Lucrative - What's the difference?

constructive | lucrative |


As adjectives the difference between constructive and lucrative

is that constructive is relating to or causing construction while lucrative is producing a surplus; profitable.

constructive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Relating to or causing construction.
  • Carefully considered and meant to be helpful.
  • (legal) Imputed by law; created to give legal effect to something for equitable reasons, as with constructive notice or a constructive trust.
  • Synonyms

    * (carefully considered and meant to be helpful) productive

    Antonyms

    * (relating to or causing construction) destructive * (carefully considered and meant to be helpful) destructive

    Derived terms

    * constructive criticism * constructive dismissal * constructive eviction * constructive notice * constructive logic * constructive trust * constructively * constructiveness * constructivism * deconstructive * inconstructive * unconstructive ----

    lucrative

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Producing a surplus; profitable.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-29, volume=407, issue=8842, page=29, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Unspontaneous combustion , passage=Since the mid-1980s, when Indonesia first began to clear its bountiful forests on an industrial scale in favour of lucrative palm-oil plantations, “haze” has become an almost annual occurrence in South-East Asia. The cheapest way to clear logged woodland is to burn it, producing an acrid cloud of foul white smoke that, carried by the wind, can cover hundreds, or even thousands, of square miles.}}

    Usage notes

    * Said of profession, occupation, position, office, business, deal, etc.

    Antonyms

    * non-lucrative

    Derived terms

    * lucrativeness

    Anagrams

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