What does helpful mean?

Definitions for helpful
ˈhɛlp fəlhelp·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. helpful(adj)

    providing assistance or serving a useful function

Wiktionary

  1. helpful(Adjective)

    Furnishing help; giving aid; useful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Helpful(adj)

    furnishing help; giving aid; assistant; useful; salutary

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'helpful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3324

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'helpful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1927

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'helpful' in Adjectives Frequency: #425

How to pronounce helpful?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say helpful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of helpful in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of helpful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of helpful in a Sentence

  1. Skip Prichard:

    Cards were such an incredibly helpful innovation when they were invented.

  2. Lex Rieffel:

    The policy of engagement that the Obama administration adopted was helpful, it did more good than harm as opposed to the sanctions policy. ( But) let's not attribute the changes in that country to U.S. policy.

  3. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    In the current situation, it would be helpful if there were areas there, where no party to the war flew bombing missions -- in other words a kind of no-fly zone, we can't negotiate with the terrorists from ISIS. But if it were doable to come to such an agreement with the anti-Assad coalition and the Assad supporters, it would be helpful.

  4. Len Gengel:

    The biggest challenge is that we have broken hearts, everyone here has been affected by the earthquake. You don't meet anyone who hasn't lost a loved one. It's helpful to be around people who understand our pain.

  5. Quincy Krosby:

    Oil prices rising, it helps emerging markets, the notion that the Fed has no rate hike in March, it helps emerging markets, right now, over $30 (oil) is helpful for the tone in the market.

Images & Illustrations of helpful

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