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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

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3 providing service or assistance
  • hopefully, the consultant's financial advice will prove useful in planning for our retirement

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The first known use of useful was in 1595

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“Useful.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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