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Another word for use

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Verb
  1. To control or direct the functioning of

    See also:

    control

  2. To take advantage of unfairly

    See also:

    treat well

Noun
  1. The condition of being put to use

    See also:

    used

  2. A quantity consumed

    See also:

    used

    give

  3. The quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end

    See also:

    used

  4. A habitual way of behaving

    See also:

    usual

Idioms:

    use up

  1. To lessen or weaken severely, as by removing something essential

Another word for use

Synonym Study

  • Utilize implies the putting of something to a practical or profitable use to utilize chemical byproducts
  • Employ , a somewhat more elevated term, implies the putting to useful work of something not in use at that moment to employ a vacant lot as a playground and, with reference to persons, suggests a providing of work and pay she employs five accountants
  • he used his brother to advance himself
  • Use implies the putting of a thing (or, usually in an opprobrious sense, a person regarded as a passive thing) into action or service so as to accomplish an end to use a pencil, a suggestion, etc.