WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
fruit•ful /ˈfrutfəl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. producing good results;
    useful:a fruitful meeting.
  2. producing a lot of growth.
fruit•ful•ly, adv. 
fruit•ful•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
fruit•ful  (fro̅o̅tfəl), 
  1. producing good results;
    profitable:fruitful investigations.
  2. abounding in fruit, as trees or other plants; bearing fruit abundantly.
  3. producing an abundant growth, as of fruit:fruitful soil;
    fruitful rain.
Middle English;
see fruit, -ful
fruitful•ly, adv. 
fruitful•ness, n. 
1, 3. See productive.  1 . barren.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

fruitful /ˈfruːtfʊl/ adj
  1. bearing fruit in abundance
  2. productive or prolific, esp in bearing offspring
  3. producing results or profits: a fruitful discussion

ˈfruitfully adv ˈfruitfulness n

'fruitfulness' also found in these entries:

Forum discussions with the word(s) "fruitfulness" in the title:

Look up "fruitfulness" at Merriam-Webster
Look up "fruitfulness" at

In other languages: Spanish | French | Italian | Portuguese | German | Swedish | Dutch | Russian | Polish | Romanian | Czech | Greek | Turkish | Chinese | Japanese | Korean | Arabic


Download free Android and iPhone apps

Android AppiPhone App

Report an inappropriate ad.