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productive (adj.)

1610s, "serving to produce," from French productif (16c.) and directly from Medieval Latin productivus "fit for production," from Latin product-, past-participle stem of producere "bring forth" (see produce (v.)). Meaning "fertile, producing abundantly" is by 1706. Related: Productively; productiveness.

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Definitions of productive from WordNet

productive (adj.)
producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly);
productive farmland
his productive years
a productive collaboration
productive (adj.)
yielding positive results;
productive (adj.)
marked by great fruitfulness;
a productive vineyard
Synonyms: fat / fertile / rich
productive (adj.)
having the ability to produce or originate;
Synonyms: generative
From wordnet.princeton.edu