usefully


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use·ful

 (yo͞os′fəl)
adj.
1. Having a beneficial use; serviceable: a useful kitchen gadget.
2. Being of practical use: a useful job; useful members of society.

use′ful·ly adv.
use′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.usefully - in a useful manner; "extra money could be usefully spent on this project"
uselessly - in a useless manner; "the furniture was sitting around uselessly"
Translations
بصورَةٍ مُفيدَه
užitečně
hasznosan
gagnlega, nytsamlega
koristno
yararlı bir şekilde

usefully

[ˈjuːsfəlɪ] ADVde manera provechosa, provechosamente
you could spend your time more usefully in the librarypodrías emplear el tiempo de manera más provechosa or más provechosamente en la biblioteca
the staff are not being usefully employedla plantilla no se está empleando de manera provechosa or provechosamente
there was nothing that could usefully be saidnada de lo que podía decirse servía de nada

usefully

[ˈjuːsfʊli] advutilement

usefully

adv employed, spend timenutzbringend; you could usefully come alonges wäre von Nutzen, wenn Sie kämen; is there anything I can usefully do?kann ich mich irgendwie nützlich machen?; this book can usefully be given to first-year studentsdieses Buch ist für Erstsemester nützlich

usefully

[ˈjuːsflɪ] advutilmente

use2

(juːs) noun
1. the act of using or state of being used. The use of force to persuade workers to join a strike cannot be justified; This telephone number is for use in emergencies.
2. the/a purpose for which something may be used. This little knife has plenty of uses; I have no further use for these clothes.
3. (often in questions or with negatives) value or advantage. Is this coat (of) any use to you?; It's no use offering to help when it's too late.
4. the power of using. She lost the use of her right arm as a result of the accident.
5. permission, or the right, to use. They let us have the use of their car while they were away.
ˈuseful adjective
helpful or serving a purpose well. a useful tool/dictionary; She made herself useful by doing the washing for her mother.
ˈusefulness noun
ˈusefully adverb
in a useful way. He spent the day usefully in repairing the car.
ˈuseless adjective
having no use or no effect. Why don't you throw away those useless things?; We can't do it – it's useless to try.
be in use, be out of use
to be used or not used. How long has the gymnasium been in use / out of use?
come in useful
to become useful. My French came in useful on holiday.
have no use for
to despise. I have no use for such silliness / silly people.
it's no use
it's impossible or useless. He tried in vain to do it, then said `It's no use.'
make (good) use of, put to (good) use
He makes use of his training; He puts his training to good use in that job.
References in classic literature ?
Spies cannot be usefully employed without a certain intuitive sagacity.
This illustrious person had very usefully employed his studies, in finding out effectual remedies for all diseases and corruptions to which the several kinds of public administration are subject, by the vices or infirmities of those who govern, as well as by the licentiousness of those who are to obey.
The army under such circumstances may usefully aid the magistrate to suppress a small faction, or an occasional mob, or insurrection; but it will be unable to enforce encroachments against the united efforts of the great body of the people.
I spent IT usefully for clothes and hated them every time I put them on.
There is in this story abundance of delightful incidents, and all of them usefully applied.
Now, all these things require much thought, and we want to apply the knowledge usefully, and we should therefore be exact.
Sillerton Jackson applied to the investigation of his friends' affairs the patience of a collector and the science of a naturalist; and his sister, Miss Sophy Jackson, who lived with him, and was entertained by all the people who could not secure her much-sought-after brother, brought home bits of minor gossip that filled out usefully the gaps in his picture.
If he might use the expression, it would usefully pave the way in the minds of the jury for the defense which he had to submit to them.
Geographical distribution may sometimes be brought usefully into play in classing large and widely-distributed genera, because all the species of the same genus, inhabiting any distinct and isolated region, have in all probability descended from the same parents.
Was there anything I could do in London, which might usefully occupy this interval of time?
He was like one under the propitious influence of a charm, from the moment of his being usefully employed; and if there were a happy man in the world, that Saturday night, it was the grateful creature who thought my aunt the most wonderful woman in existence, and me the most wonderful young man.
How enviable is the consciousness of being usefully employed