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Synonyms for useful
ˈyus fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. useful, utile(adj)

    being of use or service

    "the girl felt motherly and useful"; "a useful job"; "a useful member of society"

    Synonyms:
    utilitarian, utile

    Antonyms:
    nonfunctional, inutile, futile, ineffectual, otiose, unuseable, unusable, unserviceable, useless, unavailing

  2. utilitarian, useful(adj)

    having a useful function

    "utilitarian steel tables"

    Synonyms:
    utilitarian, utile

    Antonyms:
    otiose, inutile, ineffectual, unavailing, nonfunctional, unuseable, useless, futile, unusable, unserviceable

Wiktionary

  1. useful(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    serviceable, utilitarian, noteful

    Antonyms:
    unuseful, harmful, useless

  2. useful(adjective)

    Having a practical or beneficial use.

    This tool is very useful. It makes doing this task a lot easier.

    Synonyms:
    noteful, serviceable, utilitarian

    Antonyms:
    harmful, useless, unuseful

Editors Contribution

  1. workful

    being of use or service; serving some purpose; advantageous, helpful, or of good effect.

    you saw nothing in london but what was severely workful.

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. useful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    advantageous, profitable, beneficial, serviceable, helpful, available, good, salutary, convenient

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. useful(a)

    Synonyms:
    serviceable, advantageous, available

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How to use useful in a sentence?

  1. Ned Franks:

    Without the support of the provincial government it would certainly cause far more outrage than useful results.

  2. Ben Carson:

    Give me a break, we need to mature in the way that we do these debates if they're going to be useful to the American people.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A golden tomb is useful only for the thieves!

  4. Oscar Wilde, A Picture of Dorian Grey - Preface:

    We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless.

  5. Neil Cybart:

    Apple AirPods are literally hanging out of people's ears ; Apple AirPods're nearly impossible to miss when worn, since the lack of wires make AirPods useful for outdoors activities, including walking and running, they are bound to be seen in people's ears while out and about.


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