What does Useful mean?

Definitions for Useful
ˈyus fəlUse·ful

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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"

  2. utilitarian, usefuladjective

    having a useful function

    "utilitarian steel tables"

Wiktionary

  1. usefuladjective

    Having a practical or beneficial use.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Usefuladjective

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. useful

    To have a logical use.

    The governmental policies were useful, open and transparent.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Useful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1002

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Useful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1251

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Useful' in Adjectives Frequency: #118

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Useful in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Useful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Useful in a Sentence

  1. Anna Garlin Spencer:

    No book has yet been written in praise of a woman who let her husband and children starve or suffer while she invented even the most useful things, or wrote books, or expressed herself in art, or evolved philosophic systems.

  2. Francis Bacon:

    Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.

  3. Douglas Lute:

    We may not need a reinforced land brigade for the south, you could easily see how maritime, air or special operations forces might be useful.

  4. John Dalhuisen:

    You will have a bunch of boats ... sitting about 30 nautical miles (56 km) off Libya's territorial waters able in practice to serve no other useful function than search and rescue.

  5. Ren Larison:

    Zebra have a need to keep foraging throughout the day, which keeps them out in the open more of the time than other animals, an additional cooling mechanism could be very useful under these circumstances.

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