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Synonyms for useful
ˈyus fəluse·ful

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  1. usefuladjective

    serviceable, utilitarian, noteful

    unuseful, harmful, useless

  2. usefuladjective

    Having a practical or beneficial use.

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

    noteful, serviceable, utilitarian

    harmful, useless, unuseful

Princeton's WordNet

  1. useful, utileadjective

    being of use or service

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

    utilitarian, utile

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

  2. utilitarian, usefuladjective

    having a useful function

    "utilitarian steel tables"

    utilitarian, utile

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

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. usefuladjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. usefuladjective

    serviceable, advantageous, available

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  1. Claudia Martinez:

    I feel useful for the first time in my life, working alongside women who have shared my pain has given me a happiness I haven’t known in over a decade.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    A genius separates himself from things which are not useful nor beneficial. While you are eager to try new technologies—A genius is thinking about how to invent something totally different that will be used by all.

  3. Aye Cho:

    We're new so we're still trying to gain momentum, only time will tell how useful we can be but having a space like this to meet and share will at least broaden the horizon for the newcomers.

  4. Anoop Misra:

    Metformin could be especially useful in people who are unable to follow diet and exercise strictly, who are obese, have polycystic ovarian disease, or can not walk or exercise due to physical infirmity, it is a low cost drug, and could be useful in underprivileged populations also.

  5. Kunduz Governor Mohammad Omar Safi:

    ANSF are capable of providing security, but these people know the area better and they are more useful.

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