- giving or rendering aid or assistance; of service: Your comments were very helpful.
Origin of helpful
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useful, convenient; beneficial, advantageous.
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There was also occasionally a doctor, and there were always the garrulous, if not over-helpful neighbors.Little Aliens
- serving a useful function; giving help
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