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useful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of useful

  1. 1 capable of being put to use or account useful suggestions for limiting the amount of food we eat Synonyms of useful actionable, applicable, applicative, applied, functional, practicable, serviceable, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), practical, workable, workingWords Related to useful down-to-earth, pragmatic (also pragmatical), utilitarian; banausic, mundane; accessible, available, obtainable, reachable; all-around (also all-round), handy; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operativeNear Antonyms of useful abstract, academic (also academical), armchair, theoretical (also theoretic); inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; unsuitableAntonyms of useful impracticable, impractical, inapplicable, nonpractical, unusable, unworkable, useless

  2. 2 capable of or suitable for being used for a particular purpose I've found this tool really useful for making sure all my pictures are hung straight Synonyms of useful available, employable, exploitable, fit, functional, operable, practicable, serviceable, usableWords Related to useful applicable, relevant; doable, feasible, viable, workable; reusableAntonyms of useful impracticable, inoperable, nonfunctional, unavailable, unemployable, unusable

  3. 3 providing service or assistance hopefully, the consultant's financial advice will prove useful in planning for our retirement Synonyms of useful conducive, facilitative, helpfulWords Related to useful advantageous, beneficial, efficacious, favorable, productive, profitable, salutary; accommodating, obligingNear Antonyms of useful ineffective, ineffectual; adverse, disadvantageous, inconvenient, profitless, unfavorableAntonyms of useful unhelpful, useless


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