Synonyms and Antonyms of helpful

  1. 1 providing service or assistance a Web site that I've always found to be helpful for finding information on common medical problems Synonyms conducive, facilitative, useful Related Words advantageous, beneficial, efficacious, favorable, productive, profitable, salutary; accommodating, obliging Near Antonyms ineffective, ineffectual; adverse, disadvantageous, inconvenient, profitless, unfavorable Antonyms unhelpful, useless

  2. 2 promoting or contributing to personal or social well-being it would be helpful to have more than one thesaurus in the classroom Synonyms advantageous, benefic, beneficent, benignant, favorable, friendly, good, beneficial, kindly, profitable, salutaryRelated Words gratifying, rewarding, satisfying; auspicious, promising, propitious; advisable, desirable, healthful, healthy, salubrious, salutiferous, wholesome; gainful, lucrative, remunerative; ameliorative, amelioratory, bettering, constructive, supportiveNear Antonyms damaging, deleterious, harmful, injurious, insalubriousAntonyms bad, disadvantageous, unfavorable, unfriendly, unhelpful, unprofitable

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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