Part of speech:
Worth having or seeking, as by being useful, advantageous, or pleasing:
Worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent.
Yielding profit; advantageous:
Having a beneficial use; serviceable:
(Obsolete) Fitting and proper; suitable.
The ability to deal with a difficult or troublesome situation effectively; resourcefulness:
The definition of helpful is someone or something that is useful, that provides assistance or aid, or that is prone to providing aid.
An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud.
The act of turning to a person or thing for help or as a means of achieving something; recourse:
Based on or guided by expediency
Suited or right for a particular purpose:
Designating or of an infection or disease caused by a microorganism (opportunistic microorganism) that is normally not virulent but that can cause a serious condition in those with a weakened immune system
Used other than as an idiom.
Organisms that are beneficial to a human endeavor, especially insects that are predators of pests.
Speed, haste or urgency.
The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
The final recourse or expedient; the last resort.
A chart, diagram, or outline of a system or object.
A person or thing serving as a temporary substitute for another; makeshift
Method or manner of doing; way:
The definition of inappropriate is someone or something that is not within the bounds of what is considered appropriate or socially acceptable.
Not making a profit
Proper or right; suitable
Made by a tailor.
The regular work period of such a group
Suited to one's end or purpose
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
Substitute is defined as a person or thing acting in place of something else.
Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
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