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Webster 1913 Edition


Lucre

Lu′cre

,
Noun.
[F.
lucre
, L.
lucrum
.]
Gain in money or goods; profit; riches; – often in an ill sense.
The lust of
lucre
and the dread of death.
Pope.

Webster 1828 Edition


Lucre

LU'CRE

,
Noun.
lu'ker. [L. lucrum.] Gain in money or goods; profit; usually in an ill sense, or with the sense of something base or unworthy.
The lust of lucre, and the dread of death.
A bishop must be blameless - not given to filthy lucre. Titus 1.

Definition 2021


lucre

lucre

See also: lucré

English

Noun

lucre (uncountable)

  1. Gain in money or goods; profit; riches. Often in a negative sense.

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Portuguese

Verb

lucre

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of lucrar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of lucrar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of lucrar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of lucrar

Spanish

Verb

lucre

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of lucrar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of lucrar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of lucrar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of lucrar.