What does useful mean?

Definitions for useful
ˈyus fəluse·ful

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word useful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. useful, utile(adj)

    being of use or service

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

  2. utilitarian, useful(adj)

    having a useful function

    "utilitarian steel tables"

Wiktionary

  1. useful(Adjective)

    Having a practical or beneficial use.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Useful(adj)

    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

How to pronounce useful?

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How to say useful in sign language?

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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. Todd Reichert:

    After the bikes, we met Kitty Hawk and Kitty Hawk said,' Put rotors on it. Let's build a flying car,' we want to design something that's truly useful, and that will improve the way people carry themselves around.

  2. Emmanuel Nahshon:

    If the French want to play a useful and positive role in the Middle East, they can't stand behind an initiative that is against Israel and only antagonizes us.

  3. Laurence J. Peter:

    Every man serves a useful purpose: A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor.

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    The Chinese want to see their economic relationship with India grow, particularly if they could get the Indians to use Huawei technology for their 5G network, the Chinese would certainly be very useful for the Chinese government in terms of sustaining Huawei as an alternative to the West.

  5. Marissa Mayer:

    The utmost thing is the user experience, to have the most useful experience.

Images & Illustrations of useful

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