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utility

Roget-categorie 644

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.2. Prospective volition
›› 5.2.2. Subservience to ends

#644. Utility

zelfstandig naamwoord

utilityusefulness etc. adj. — efficacy, efficiency, adequacyservice, use, stead, availhelp etc. (aid) 707applicability etc. adj. — subservience etc. (instrumentality) 631function etc. (business) 625valueworth etc. (goodness) 648money's worthproductiveness etc. 168cui bono [Lat.] etc. (intention) 620utilization etc. (use) 677step in the right direction.
common wealcommonwealth public good, public interestutilitarianism etc. (philanthropy) 910.

werkwoord

be useful etc. adj. — avail, servesubserve etc. (be instrumental to) 631conduce etc. (tend) 176answer, serve one's turn, answer a purpose, serve a purpose.
act a part etc. (action) 680perform a function, discharge a function &c. — render a service, render good service, render yeoman's servicebestead, stand one in good stead be the making ofhelp etc. 707.
bear fruit etc. (produce) 161bring grist to the millprofit, remuneratebenefit etc. (do good) 648.
find one's account in, find one's advantage inreap the benefit of etc. (be better for) 658.
render useful etc. (use) 677.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

usefulof use etc. n. — serviceable, proficuous, good forsubservient etc. (instrumental) 631conducive etc. (tending) 176subsidiary etc. (helping) 707.
advantageous etc. (beneficial) 648profitable, gainful, remunerative, worth one's saltvaluableprolific etc. (productive) 168.
adequateefficient, efficaciouseffective, effectualexpedient etc. 646.
applicable, available, ready, handy, at hand, tangiblecommodious, adaptableof all work.

bijwoord

usefully etc. adj. — pro bono publico [Lat.].



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