To adhere or conform to; keep:
To put forth or use energetically; put into action or use
To have charge of; direct or administer:
To manage in using, as a spade or a musket; to wield; often, to manage skillfully.
To put to use; make practical or profitable use of
To avail oneself of; practice:
(Informal) To manage or arrange successfully:
To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
To employ diligently; to use steadily.
To control the functioning of; run:
To manage or control artfully or by shrewd use of influence, often in an unfair or fraudulent way
(Now Rare) To use habitually; practice; train
Employ is defined as to give someone work for pay, or to put someone or something to use.
To hold in restraint; check:
To manage, control, or direct
To wave, shake, or exhibit in a menacing, challenging, or exultant way; flourish
To get rid of or put an end to:
To cause to operate or function; actuate, use, or manage:
A disturbance, oscillation, or vibration, either of a medium and moving through that medium (such as water and sound waves), or of some quantity with different values at different points in space, moving through space (such as electromagnetic waves or a quantum mechanical wave described by the wave function).
To be the cause of or reason for; result in.
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