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Synonyms for useful
ˈyus fəluse·ful

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Wiktionary

  1. usefuladjective

    Synonyms:
    serviceable, utilitarian, noteful

    Antonyms:
    unuseful, harmful, useless

  2. usefuladjective

    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

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"

    Synonyms:
    utilitarian, utile

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

  2. utilitarian, usefuladjective

    having a useful function

    "utilitarian steel tables"

    Synonyms:
    utilitarian, utile

    Antonyms:
    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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. usefuladjective

    Synonyms:
    serviceable, advantageous, available

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How to use useful in a sentence?

  1. Sam Abuelsamid:

    You have the ability to basically create a light pattern on the fly that is optimized for real-time conditions, you can cast the light where it's most useful.

  2. Ian Colman:

    Although there is a fairly good body of evidence suggesting that maternal depression is associated with depression in the child, there is a lot less about how maternal depression might influence adolescent behavior, given how prevalent maternal depression is, and that risky adolescent behaviors are associated with poor long-term outcomes in adulthood, we thought better evidence in this area could be really useful.

  3. Michael McKinley:

    The timing of my resignation was the result of two overriding concerns : the failure in my view, of the State Department to offer support to Foreign Service employees caught up in the impeachment inquiry ; and, second, by what appears to be the utilization of our ambassadors overseas to advance domestic political objectives, to see the emerging information on the engagement of our missions to procure negative political information for domestic purposes, combined with the failure I saw in the building to provide support for our professional cadre in a particularly trying time, I think the combination was a pretty good reason to decide enough, that I had no longer a useful role to play.

  4. Tom Stoppard:

    Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.

  5. Roosh Valizadeh:

    Social status is a useful shortcut for women to judge the value of a man.


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