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use

use as in put into service
  • "make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose"
  • "use your head!"
  • "we only use Spanish at home"
  • "I can't use this tool"
  • "Apply a magnetic field here"
  • "This thinking was applied to many projects"
  • "How do you utilize this tool?"
  • "I apply this rule to get good results"
  • "use the plastic bags to store the food"
  • "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

Synonyms

  • utilizeput into service; convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)
  • utiliseput into service
  • applyput into service; be pertinent or relevant or applicable; ask (for something); apply to a surface; be applicable to; give or convey physically; avail oneself to; ensure observance of laws and rules; refer (a word or name) to a person or thing; apply oneself to
  • employthe state of being employed or having a job; put into service; engage or hire for work
use as in take or consume (regularly or habitually)
  • "She uses drugs rarely"

Synonyms

  • habituatetake or consume (regularly or habitually); make psychologically or physically used (to something)
use as in use up, consume fully
  • "The legislature expended its time on school questions"

Synonyms

  • expenduse up, consume fully; pay out
use as in seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage
  • "She uses her influential friends to get jobs"
  • "The president's wife used her good connections"
use as in avail oneself to
  • "apply a principle"
  • "practice a religion"
  • "use care when going down the stairs"
  • "use your common sense"
  • "practice non-violent resistance"

Synonyms

  • practicecarry out or practice; learn by repetition; engage in a rehearsal (of) ; avail oneself to; engage in or perform; a customary way of operation or behavior; systematic training by multiple repetitions; translating an idea into action; the exercise of a profession; knowledge of how something is usually done
  • applyput into service; be pertinent or relevant or applicable; ask (for something); apply to a surface; be applicable to; give or convey physically; avail oneself to; ensure observance of laws and rules; refer (a word or name) to a person or thing; apply oneself to
use as in habitually do something or be in a certan state or place (use only in the past tense)
  • "She used to call her mother every week but now she calls only occasionally"
  • "I used to get sick when I ate in that dining hall"
  • "They used to vacation in the Bahamas"
  • "she used to be his best friend and now they are enemies"
use as in the act of using
  • "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"
  • "skilled in the utilization of computers"

Synonyms

  • usagethe act of using; accepted or habitual practice ; the customary manner in which a language (or a form of a language) is spoken or written
  • utilizationthe act of using; the state of having been made use of
  • utilisationthe act of using
  • employmentthe state of being employed or having a job; the occupation for which you are paid; the act of giving someone a job ; the act of using
  • exerciseput to use; carry out or practice; give a workout to; do physical exercise; learn by repetition; the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; the act of using; systematic training by multiple repetitions; a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding; (usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches; an action, often used negatively and without consequences
use as in what something is used for
  • "the function of an auger is to bore holes"
  • "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"

Synonyms

  • functionperform as expected when applied; serve a purpose, role, or function; perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function) ; what something is used for; the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; a relation such that one thing is dependent on another; a formal or official social gathering or ceremony; a vaguely specified social event; a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
  • purposepropose or intend; reach a decision; an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; what something is used for; the quality of being determined to do or achieve something
  • rolethe actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; what something is used for; normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting
use as in a particular service
  • "he put his knowledge to good use"
  • "patrons have their uses"
use as in (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
  • "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"

Synonyms

  • consumptionthe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating) ; involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body ; (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; the act of consuming something
  • economic consumption(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
  • usancethe period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange) ; (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; accepted or habitual practice
  • use of goods and services(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
use as in (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation
  • "may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition"
  • "owls have nocturnal habits"
  • "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"
  • "long use had hardened him to it"

Synonyms

  • habitput a habit on ; an established custom; (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order ; the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal); attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire) ; excessive use of drugs
use as in exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
  • "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"

Synonyms

  • manipulationexerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
use as in (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property
  • "we were given the use of his boat"

Synonyms

  • enjoymentthe pleasure felt when having a good time ; act of receiving pleasure from something ; (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property