Usefulness

  • 1 usefulness — index consequence (significance), expedience, feasibility, importance, service (assistance), use …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Usefulness — Use ful*ness, n. The quality or state of being useful; utility; serviceableness; advantage. Addison. [1913 Webster] Syn: Utility; value; profit. See {Utility}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 usefulness — *use, utility Analogous words: value, *worth: *excellence, merit …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 usefulness — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ limited, some ▪ general ▪ practical ▪ potential VERB + USEFULNESS ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 5 usefulness — use|ful|ness [ˈju:sfəlnıs] n [U] the state of being useful or the degree to which something is useful usefulness of ▪ There are doubts as to the usefulness of this approach (=it may not be useful) . ▪ As a commuter service, the ferry has outlived …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 usefulness — use|ful|ness [ jusfəlnəs ] noun uncount the fact of being useful, or the ability to be useful in particular situations: I m not sure about the usefulness of her observations. outlive its usefulness (=no longer be useful): Many people think the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 usefulness — UK [ˈjuːsf(ə)lnəs] / US [ˈjusfəlnəs] noun [uncountable] the fact of being useful, or the ability to be useful in particular situations I m not sure about the usefulness of her observations. outlive its usefulness (= no longer be useful): Many… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 usefulness — noun the quality of being useful, to which extent something is useful The usefulness of his latest reorganisation has been disputed …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 usefulness — noun (U) the state of being useful: outlive its usefulness (=not be useful any more) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 usefulness — useful ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be used for a practical purpose or in several ways. 2) informal very able or competent. DERIVATIVES usefully adverb usefulness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 usefulness — noun Date: 1617 the quality of having utility and especially practical worth or applicability …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 usefulness — See usefully. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 usefulness — Synonyms and related words: account, advantage, advantageousness, advisability, agreeableness, applicability, appropriateness, auspiciousness, availability, beneficialness, benefit, benevolence, benignity, class, cogency, convenience, decency,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 usefulness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. application, value, advantage, excellence, convenience, suitability, range, versatility, helpfulness, utility, usability, serviceability, merit, profitableness, practicality, practicability, fitness, propriety,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 usefulness — use·ful·ness || juːsfÊŠlnɪs n. state of being beneficial, condition of being useful …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 usefulness — n. Utility, serviceableness, value, advantage, profit …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 usefulness — use·ful·ness …

    English syllables

  • 18 usefulness —    In patent law, the requirement that an invention have some purpose, or in the case of design patents, have aesthetic or ornamental value. The purpose can be for amusement, and the value may be a minor improvement on an existing design …

    Business law dictionary

  • 19 usefulness — See useful …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 usefulness — noun the quality of being of practical use (Freq. 5) • Syn: ↑utility • Ant: ↑uselessness, ↑inutility (for: ↑utility) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary


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