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Meaning of useful by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From use +‎ -ful .


    useful ( comparative more useful, superlative most useful )

    1. Having a practical or beneficial use .
      This tool is very useful. It makes doing this task a lot easier .

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Explanation of useful by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. having a useful function

    2. being of use or service

    3. the girl felt motherly and useful
      a useful job
      a useful member of society

    Definition of useful by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Useful 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.