Definition of UTILITY

noun : UTILITY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) the service (electric power or water or transportation) provided by a public utility; "the cost of utilities never decreases"; "all the utilities were lost after the hurricane" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice ;

  • 5. (

    ) (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. (

    ) 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" ;

Adjective : UTILITY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) capable of substituting in any of several positions on a team; "a utility infielder" ;

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