1 productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply" [ant: unfruitful]
2 productive of profit; "a profitable enterprise"; "a fruitful meeting" [syn: profitable]
- Genesis, I, 22
- And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
productive, yielding benefits
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