Utility

Utility
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Utility->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ utility
utility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ usefulness
usefulness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ efficacy
efficacy
efficiency
adequacy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ service
service
use
stead
avail
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ help
help
&c.(aid) 707
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ applicability
applicability
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ subservience
subservience
&c.(instrumentality) 631
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ function
function
&c.(business) 625
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ value
value
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ worth
worth
&c.(goodness) 648
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ money's worth
money's worth
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ productiveness
productiveness
&c. 168
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cui bono
cui bono
&c.(intention) 620
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ utilization
utilization
&c.(use) 677
step in the right direction
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ common weal
common weal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ commonwealth public good
commonwealth public good
public interest
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ utilitarianism
utilitarianism
&c.(philanthropy) 910
PARAG:Utility->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be useful
be useful
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ avail
avail
serve
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ subserve
subserve
&c.(be instrumental to) 631
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ conduce
conduce
&c.(tend) 176
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ answer
answer
serve one's turn
answer a purpose
serve a purpose
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ act a part
act a part
&c.(action) 680
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ perform a function
perform a function
discharge a function
&c.???
render a service
render good service
render yeoman's service
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bestead
bestead
stand one in good stead be the making of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ help
help
&c. 707
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ bear fruit
bear fruit
&c.(produce) 161
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ bring grist to the mill
bring grist to the mill
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ profit
profit
remunerate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ benefit
benefit
&c.(do good) 648
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ find one's account in
find one's account in
find one's advantage in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ reap the benefit of
reap the benefit of
&c.(be better for) 658
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ render useful
render useful
&c.(use) 677
PARAG:Utility->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ useful
useful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ of use
of use
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ serviceable
serviceable
proficuous|
good for
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ subservient
subservient
&c.(instrumental) 631
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ conducive
conducive
&c.(tending) 176
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ subsidiary
subsidiary
&c.(helping) 707
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ advantageous
advantageous
&c.(beneficial) 648
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ profitable
profitable
gainful
remunerative
worth one's salt
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ valuable
valuable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ prolific
prolific
&c.(productive) 168
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ adequate
adequate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ efficient
efficient
efficacious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ effective
effective
effectual
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ expedient
expedient
&c. 646
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ applicable
applicable
available
ready
handy
at hand
tangible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ commodious
commodious
adaptable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ of all work
of all work
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ 1
???>adv.
usefully
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ pro bono publico
pro bono publico

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