Meaning of UTILITY in English


noun adaptation to satisfy the desires or wants; intrinsic value. ·see note under value, 2.

2. utility ·noun happiness; the greatest good, or happiness, of the greatest number, — the foundation of utilitarianism.

3. utility ·noun 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.

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