use meaning

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use verb
1. put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
Related: utilize, utilise, apply, employ
  • "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"
2. (consume) take or consume (regularly or habitually)
Related: habituate
  • "She uses drugs rarely"
3. (consume) use up, consume fully
Related: expend
  • "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
4. (exploit) 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"
5. (act) 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 noun
1. (activity) the act of using
Related: usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise
  • "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"
  • "skilled in the utilization of computers"
2. (utility) a particular service
  • "he put his knowledge to good use"
  • "patrons have their uses"
3. (legal_right) (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property
Related: enjoyment
  • "we were given the use of his boat"
function noun
1. (utility) what something is used for
Related: purpose, role, use
  • "the function of an auger is to bore holes"
  • "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
practice verb
1. avail oneself to
Related: apply, use
  • "apply a principle"
  • "practice a religion"
  • "use care when going down the stairs"
  • "use your common sense"
  • "practice non-violent resistance"
habit noun
1. (custom) (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
Related: use
  • "owls have nocturnal habits"
  • "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"
  • "long use had hardened him to it"
consumption noun
1. (demand) (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
Related: economic_consumption, usance, use, use_of_goods_and_services
  • "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
manipulation noun
1. (influence) exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
Related: use
  • "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
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