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Synonyms for helpful
ˈhɛlp fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. helpful(adj)

    providing assistance or serving a useful function

    unconstructive, unaccommodating, unhelpful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. helpful(a.)

    useful, beneficial, convenient

  2. helpful(a.)

    wholesome, salutary

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. helpful(a)

    assistant, conducive, instrumental, useful, salutary

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    useful, beneficial, valuable, worthwhile, meaningful, instrumental, handy

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  1. Glen Beaman:

    Stubborness does have its helpful features. You always know what you are going to be thinking tomorrow.

  2. Lisa Frankel:

    Individual therapy can be helpful as well, many people have a hard time opening up in groups and do better with individual counseling. If therapy triggers other losses or traumas, these losses might also have to be looked at. Grief that is really debilitating or lasts exceptionally long might be complicated by the association of the loss to other losses and trauma. Individual therapy might be really important to understand this connection and to work it through.

  3. Martin Sheen:

    What people forget is this is money, money they are taking from my children, i thought they could be helpful. Instead, my trust turned into their treason.

  4. Iraqi Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim:

    For us, what is helpful is the bilateral discussion going on right now between Baghdad and Ankara, and it's going extremely well.

  5. Cara Viramontes:

    I was honest, i said, ‘You know what, the lady wasn’t helpful. I asked to speak to a supervisor and she wouldn’t let me speak to a supervisor.'.

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