Origin of productive
SYNONYMS FOR productive
Examples from the Web for productively
The rest will be left cold, and not in a productively negative way, either.Constructive Criticism: Reviewing the Idea of Reviewing|Ben Greenman|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We know that children who attended prekindergarten are more likely to be productively employed at 25.
Just when I had come to understand the site and use it productively both professionally and personally I was denied.
Of course the capital of a country must be productively employed.A Set of Six|Joseph Conrad
In past times wealth was largely accumulated in the hands of the nobility, who had no thought of using it productively.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
To-day they decide to ‘save’ part of the surplus value and to invest it productively instead of squandering it.The Accumulation of Capital|Rosa Luxemburg
And the converse would also be possible, B might squander it, and A might employ it productively.On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation|David Ricardo
And note that both hands are productively employed with shorter distances to travel for stock and with decreased effort.The Knack of Managing|Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
British Dictionary definitions for productively
- producing or capable of producing goods and services that have monetary or exchange valueproductive assets
- of or relating to such productionthe productive processes of an industry