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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 ?
He has all things abundantly: his fruitful land is laden with corn, his pastures are covered with cattle, and his house is filled with good things.
Many long talks had been fruitless in external action, though fruitful for the understanding of the pair; but at last, one showery Tuesday, the Squire might have been observed upon his way to the cottage in the lane.
It may be that in the larger design of the universe this invasion from Mars is not without its ultimate benefit for men; it has robbed us of that serene confidence in the future which is the most fruitful source of decadence, the gifts to human science it has brought are enormous, and it has done much to promote the conception of the commonweal of mankind.
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.
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.
that can assure a more fruitful life for all mankind?
What I can give I give you, and that is a real, genuine island, compact, well proportioned, and uncommonly fertile and fruitful, where, if you know how to use your opportunities, you may, with the help of the world's riches, gain those of heaven.
The constant possibility of the thing must be a fruitful source of influence to that body.
Them that looks finds,'" predicted Saxon, as they drew north out of Grant's Pass, and held north across the mountains and fruitful Oregon valleys.
Her application to a sober life and industrious management at last in Virginia, with her transported spouse, is a story fruitful of instruction to all the unfortunate creatures who are obliged to seek their re-establishment abroad, whether by the misery of transportation or other disaster; letting them know that diligence and application have their due encouragement, even in the remotest parts of the world, and that no case can be so low, so despicable, or so empty of prospect, but that an unwearied industry will go a great way to deliver us from it, will in time raise the meanest creature to appear again the world, and give him a new case for his life.
Personal pronouns and adjectives are a fruitful nuisance in this language, and should have been left out.
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:--