helpful

If you are inclined to assist others in any situation, you are a helpful person. Your actions can also be called helpful, like your helpful habit of doing the dishes every night.

If you want to be helpful, you find ways to make things easier for others, like holding the door for them. Things can also be helpful — maps, cell phones, dictionaries, and holders for wet umbrellas. Taking good notes and setting your alarm to go off early are helpful tips for days when you have big tests. A discussion is helpful if it teaches you something new or gives you ideas for doing something better.

Definitions of helpful
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adj providing assistance or serving a useful function

Synonyms:
accommodating, accommodative
helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation
cooperative
done with or working with others for a common purpose or benefit
encouraging
giving courage or confidence or hope
accommodating
obliging; willing to do favors
adjuvant
enhancing the action of a medical treatment
assistive
giving assistance
face-saving
maintaining dignity or prestige
facilitative
freeing from difficulty or impediment
facilitatory
inducing or aiding in facilitating neural activity
implemental, instrumental, subservient
serving or acting as a means or aid
laborsaving, laboursaving
designed to replace or conserve human and especially manual labor
ministrant
giving practical help to
reformative, reformatory
tending to reform
right-hand
most helpful and reliable
stabilising, stabilizing
causing to become stable
steadying
causing to become steady
useful, utile
being of use or service
Antonyms:
unhelpful
providing no assistance
uncooperative
unwilling to cooperate
discouraging
depriving of confidence or hope or enthusiasm and hence often deterring action
unaccommodating
offering no assistance
unconstructive
not constructive
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