Versatile vs Utility - What's the difference?

versatile | utility |


As an adjective versatile

is capable of doing many things competently.

As a noun utility is

the state or condition of being useful; usefulness.

versatile

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Capable of doing many things competently.
  • Having varied uses or many functions.
  • Changeable or inconstant.
  • (biology) Capable of moving freely in all directions.
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  • Derived terms

    * versatility

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    utility

    English

    Noun

    (utilities)
  • The state or condition of being useful; usefulness.
  • Something that is useful.
  • (economics) The ability of a commodity to satisfy needs or wants; the satisfaction experienced by the consumer of that commodity.
  • (business, finance) A service provider, such as an electric company or water company; or , the securities of such a provider.
  • (computing) A software program designed to perform a single task or a small range of tasks, often to help manage and tune computer hardware, an operating system or application software.
  • I've bought a new disk utility that can recover deleted files.
  • (sports) The ability to play multiple positions.
  • Synonyms

    * (state of being useful) usefulness, * See also