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utility

u·til·i·ty

utility

 
 
pronunciation:
yu tI lih ti
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
inflections: utilities
definition 1: the quality or condition of being useful; usefulness.
antonyms:
uselessness
similar words:
convenience, value, worth
definition 2: something that is useful.
definition 3: a public service, system, or supply, or devices related to it.
electricity, gas, and other utilities
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: primarily practical rather than aesthetically pleasing.
utility boots
definition 2: capable of serving many functions.
a utility room