Definitions for: Useful


[adj] having a useful function; "utilitarian steel tables"
[adj] of great importance or use or service; "useful information"; "valuable advice"
[adj] capable of being turned to use or account; "useful applications of calculus"
[adj] being of use or service; "the girl felt motherly and useful"; "a useful job"; "a useful member of society"



Webster (1913) Definition: Use"ful, a.
Full of use, advantage, or profit; producing, or having power
to produce, good; serviceable for any end or object; helpful
toward advancing any purpose; beneficial; profitable;
advantageous; as, vessels and instruments useful in a family;
books useful for improvement; useful knowledge; useful arts.

To what can I useful! --Milton.

Synonyms: functional, helpful, important, multipurpose, of import, of value, practical, reclaimable, recyclable, reusable, serviceable, usable, useable, utile, utilitarian, utilizable, valuable

Antonyms: useless

See Also: effective, effectual, efficacious, expedient, profitable

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