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Utility

U`til´i`ty
n.1.
1.The quality or state of being useful; usefulness; production of good; profitableness to some valuable end; as, the utility of manure upon land; the utility of the sciences; the utility of medicines.
2.(Polit. Econ.) Adaptation to satisfy the desires or wants; intrinsic value. See Note under Value, 2.
3.Happiness; the greatest good, or happiness, of the greatest number, - the foundation of utilitarianism.
Noun1.utility - a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
2.utility - the quality of being of practical use
Synonyms: usefulness
Antonyms:
inutility, unusefulness, uselessness - the quality of having no practical use
3.utility - the service provided by a utility company; "the cost of utilities never decreases"
4.utility - (economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice
5.utility - (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer; "a computer system provides utility programs to perform the tasks needed by most users"
6.utility - a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal; "the price of the house included all utilities"
Adj.1.utility - used of beef; usable but inferior
Synonyms: utility-grade
2.utility - capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team; "a utility infielder"
Synonyms: substitute
Aktiengesellschaft, account, advantage, advantageousness, aktiebolag, alternate, alternative, appliance, applicability, appropriateness, availability, backup, beneficialness, body corporate, business, business establishment, cartel, chamber of commerce, combine, commercial enterprise, compagnie, company, concern, conglomerate, conglomerate corporation, consolidating company, consortium, convenience, copartnership, corporate body, corporation, counterfeit, diversified corporation, drive, dummy, effectiveness, efficacy, efficiency, engine, enginery, enterprise, equivalent, ersatz, facility, fake, favorableness, firm, fitness, fixture, functionality, helpfulness, holding company, house, imitation, industry, joint-stock association, joint-stock company, machine, machinery, makeshift, mechanical aid, mechanical device, mechanism, mock, motive power, motor, operability, operating company, partnership, phony, pinch, plunderbund, pool, power plant, power source, practicability, practical utility, practicality, profitability, provisional, proxy, public utility, relevance, reserve, secondary, service, serviceability, spare, stock company, stopgap, substitute, syndicate, temporary, tentative, token, trade association, trust, usability, use, usefulness, utilizability, vicarious
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