Etymology
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useful (adj.)

1590s, from use (n.) + -ful. Related: Usefully; usefulness.

updated on October 14, 2017

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Definitions of useful from WordNet

useful (adj.)
being of use or service;
a useful member of society
the girl felt motherly and useful
a useful job
Synonyms: utile
useful (adj.)
having a useful function;
Synonyms: utilitarian
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