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Definition of Useful

Useful

  1. Full of use, advantage, or profit; producing, or having power to produce, good; serviceable for any end or object; helpful toward advancing any purpose; beneficial; profitable; advantageous; as, vessels and instruments useful in a family; books useful for improvement; useful knowledge; useful arts.

Useful Quotations

Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
Henri Frederic Amiel

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Stephen King

The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Karl Marx

Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Useful Translations

useful in Danish is nyttig
useful in Dutch is bevorderlijk, dienstig, nuttig
useful in Hungarian is hasznos
useful in Italian is utile
useful in Latin is utilis