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help·ful

 (hĕlp′fəl)
adj.
Providing assistance; useful.

help′ful·ly adv.
help′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.helpfulness - the property of providing useful assistance
usefulness, utility - the quality of being of practical use
avail, help, service - a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
2.helpfulness - friendliness evidence by a kindly and helpful disposition
friendliness - a friendly disposition

helpfulness

noun
1. cooperation, kindness, support, assistance, sympathy, friendliness, rallying round, neighbourliness, good neighbourliness The level of expertise and helpfulness is higher in small shops.
2. usefulness, benefit, advantage the helpfulness of the information pack
Translations
مُساعَدَه
prospěšnost
hjælpsomhed
hjálpsemi; gagnsemi
işe yararlılık

helpfulness

[ˈhelpfʊlnɪs] N (= kindness) → amabilidad f; (= usefulness) → utilidad f

helpfulness

[ˈhɛlpfʊlnɪs] namabilité f

helpfulness

n
(of person)Hilfsbereitschaft f
(= usefulness: of suggestion, advice, information, theory, book, tool) → Nützlichkeit f

helpfulness

[ˈhɛlpfʊlnɪs] ndisponibilità

help

(help) verb
1. to do something with or for someone that he cannot do alone, or that he will find useful. Will you help me with this translation?; Will you please help me (to) translate this poem?; Can I help?; He fell down and I helped him up.
2. to play a part in something; to improve or advance. Bright posters will help to attract the public to the exhibition; Good exam results will help his chances of a job.
3. to make less bad. An aspirin will help your headache.
4. to serve (a person) in a shop. Can I help you, sir?
5. (with can(not), ~could (not)) to be able not to do something or to prevent something. He looked so funny that I couldn't help laughing; Can I help it if it rains?
noun
1. the act of helping, or the result of this. Can you give me some help?; Your digging the garden was a big help; Can I be of help to you?
2. someone or something that is useful. You're a great help to me.
3. a servant, farmworker etc. She has hired a new help.
4. (usually with no) a way of preventing something. Even if you don't want to do it, the decision has been made – there's no help for it now.
ˈhelper noun
We need several helpers for this job.
ˈhelpful adjective
a very helpful boy; You may find this book helpful.
ˈhelpfully adverb
ˈhelpfulness noun
ˈhelping noun
the amount of food one has on one's plate. a large helping of pudding.
ˈhelpless adjective
needing the help of other people; unable to do anything for oneself. A baby is almost completely helpless.
ˈhelplessly adverb
ˈhelplessness noun
help oneself
1. (with to) to give oneself or take (food etc). Help yourself to another piece of cake; `Can I have a pencil?' `Certainly – help yourself; He helped himself to (= stole) my jewellery.
2. (with cannot, ~could not) to be able to stop (oneself). I burst out laughing when he told me – I just couldn't help myself.
help out
to help (a person), usually for a short time because the person is in some difficulty. I help out in the shop from time to time; Could you help me out by looking after the baby?
References in classic literature ?
This household happiness did not come all at once, but John and Meg had found the key to it, and each year of Married life taught them how to use it, unlocking the treasuries of real home love and mutual helpfulness, which the poorest may possess, and the richest cannot buy.
I did so regretfully, and the dim objects in the room emerged from the shadows and took their place about me with the helpfulness which custom breeds.
Such helpfulness was found in her -- so much power to do, and power to sympathise -- that many people refused to interpret the scarlet A by its original signification.
It had been his companion for twelve years, always standing on the same spot, always lending its handle to him in the early morning, so that its form had an expression for him of willing helpfulness, and the impress of its handle on his palm gave a satisfaction mingled with that of having the fresh clear water.
With overwhelming force came the thought of myself, of my wife, and the old life of hope and tender helpfulness that had ceased for ever.
They gave him a certificate praising his courtesy, helpfulness, and unerring skill as a guide.
It even paid a little better than before, partly because it flattered Fallon's sense of Christian helpfulness to throw whatever it could in Rose's way, but chiefly because she made the Independent a livelier sheet with double the usual number of "Personals.
Tarzan could not but note with grudging approval the spirit of helpfulness she manifested in the oft-times painful labor of gathering and arranging the thorn bushes which constituted the temporary protection against roaming carnivores.
The shops were closed and the factories shut that day in the parish, yet no master stopped the day's wages; but for many a year afterwards the townsfolk felt the want of that brave, hopeful, loving parson and his wife, who had lived to teach them mutual forbearance and helpfulness, and had almost at last given them a glimpse of what this old world would be if people would live for God and each other instead of for themselves.
We have never had any difficulties (we use 777 777) and their helpfulness has always been excellent.
That is, the supervisor's helpfulness in resolving the conflict may ameliorate the negative effect of the difficulty of resolving the conflict on worker's job satisfaction by providing instrumental and informational supervision.
The seven visitors assessed the accessibility of individual shops, toilets and lifts, as well as car parking options and staff helpfulness.