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fruit·ful

 (fro͞ot′fəl)
adj.
1.
a. Producing fruit, especially in abundance.
b. Producing offspring, especially in abundance.
c. Capable of producing vegetation: fruitful soil.
2. Producing useful or desired results; productive: a fruitful collaboration; a fruitful suggestion. See Synonyms at fertile.

fruit′ful·ly adv.
fruit′ful·ness n.

fruitful

(ˈfruːtfʊl)
adj
1. bearing fruit in abundance
2. productive or prolific, esp in bearing offspring
3. causing or assisting prolific growth
4. producing results or profits: a fruitful discussion.
ˈfruitfully adv
ˈfruitfulness n

fruit•ful

(ˈfrut fəl)

adj.
1. producing good results; beneficial; profitable.
2. abounding in fruit, as trees or other plants.
3. producing an abundant growth, as of fruit.
[1250–1300]
fruit′ful•ly, adv.
fruit′ful•ness, n.
syn: See productive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fruitful - productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply"
fertile - capable of reproducing
productive - producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly); "productive farmland"; "his productive years"; "a productive collaboration"
unfruitful - not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production

fruitful

fruitful

adjective
1. Capable of reproducing:
Biology: proliferous.
2. Characterized by great productivity:
Translations
مُثْمِر
plodnýúspěšný
frugtbar
gyümölcsözõ
árangursríkur

fruitful

[ˈfruːtfʊl] ADJ
1. (gen) → fructífero; [land] → fértil
2. (fig) → productivo, provechoso

fruitful

[ˈfruːtfʊl] adj
[meeting, relationship] → fructueux/euse
[plant, soil] → fécond(e)

fruitful

adj
(= profitable) relationship, collaboration, talks, meetingfruchtbar; life, careerproduktiv; (= successful) attempt, inquirieserfolgreich; it would be more fruitful to wait until Januaryman hätte mehr davon, den Januar abzuwarten; a fruitful source of materialeine ergiebige Materialquelle
(Agr, Bot) land, plant, growthfruchtbar, ertragreich

fruitful

[ˈfruːtfʊl] adj (profitable) → fruttuoso/a; (soil) → fertile

fruit

(fruːt) noun
1. the part of a plant that produces the seed, especially when eaten as food. The fruit of the vine is the grape.
2. a result; something gained as a result of hard work etc. the fruit of his hard work.
verb
to produce fruit. This tree fruits early.
ˈfruitful adjective
producing (good) results. a fruitful meeting.
fruition (fruˈiʃən) noun
an actual result; the happening of something that was thought of, hoped for etc. Her dreams came to fruition.
ˈfruitless adjective
useless; with no results. a fruitless attempt.
ˈfruitlessly adverb
ˈfruity adjective
of or like fruit. a fruity taste; a fruity drink.

fruit is a collective noun taking a singular verb: Fruit is good for you ; The tree bears fruit (not fruits ).
The plural fruits is used in talking about different types of fruit: oranges, mangoes and other fruits .

fruitful

a. productivo-a; provechoso-a.
References in classic literature ?
Five years after Jo's wedding, one of these fruitful festivals occurred, a mellow October day, when the air was full of an exhilarating freshness which made the spirits rise and the blood dance healthily in the veins.
There is much fruitful soil uncultivated here," he said; "and, I may add, without the sinful leaven of self- commendation, that, since my short sojourn in these heathenish abodes, much good seed has been scattered by the wayside.
Thus we behold Kentucke, lately an howling wilderness, the habitation of savages and wild beasts, become a fruitful field; this region, so favourably distinguished by nature, now become the habitation of civilization, at a period unparalleled in history, in the midst of a raging war, and under all the disadvantages of emigration to a country so remote from the inhabited parts of the continent.
But it is too fruitful a subject, this of hereditary resemblances, --the frequent recurrence of which, in a direct line, is truly unaccountable, when we consider how large an accumulation of ancestry lies behind every man at the distance of one or two centuries.
You see, the royalties of the Pen- dragon stock were a long-lived race and very fruitful.
Personal pronouns and adjectives are a fruitful nuisance in this language, and should have been left out.
The new era began; the king was tried, doomed, and beheaded; the Republic of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death, declared for victory or death against the world in arms; the black flag waved night and day from the great towers of Notre Dame; three hundred thousand men, summoned to rise against the tyrants of the earth, rose from all the varying soils of France, as if the dragon's teeth had been sown broadcast, and had yielded fruit equally on hill and plain, on rock, in gravel, and alluvial mud, under the bright sky of the South and under the clouds of the North, in fell and forest, in the vineyards and the olive-grounds and among the cropped grass and the stubble of the corn, along the fruitful banks of the broad rivers, and in the sand of the sea-shore.
Now, although I had not received any express encouragement as yet, I fancied that I saw in the two little sisters, and particularly in Miss Lavinia, an intensified enjoyment of this new and fruitful subject of domestic interest, a settling down to make the most of it, a disposition to pet it, in which there was a good bright ray of hope.
Mean while The World shall burn, and from her ashes spring New Heav'n and Earth, wherein the just shall dwell And after all thir tribulations long See golden days, fruitful of golden deeds, With Joy and Love triumphing, and fair Truth.
Golbasto Momarem Evlame Gurdilo Shefin Mully Ully Gue, most mighty Emperor of Lilliput, delight and terror of the universe, whose dominions extend five thousand BLUSTRUGS (about twelve miles in circumference) to the extremities of the globe; monarch of all monarchs, taller than the sons of men; whose feet press down to the centre, and whose head strikes against the sun; at whose nod the princes of the earth shake their knees; pleasant as the spring, comfortable as the summer, fruitful as autumn, dreadful as winter: his most sublime majesty proposes to the man-mountain, lately arrived at our celestial dominions, the following articles, which, by a solemn oath, he shall be obliged to perform:--
It was clear to him that the experimental method was the only method by which one could arrive at any scientific analysis of the passions; and certainly Dorian Gray was a subject made to his hand, and seemed to promise rich and fruitful results.
We then removed to another at the middle of the mountain, situated in a kind of natural parterre, or garden; the soil was fruitful, and the trees that shaded it from the scorching heat of the sun gave it an agreeable and refreshing coolness.