Definisi 'use'
English to English
noun
1 the act of using
Example:
• he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
• skilled in the utilization of computers
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2 what something is used for
Example:
• the function of an auger is to bore holes
• ballet is beautiful but what use is it?
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3 a particular service
Example:
• he put his knowledge to good use
• patrons have their uses
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4 (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
Example:
• the consumption of energy has increased steadily
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5 (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
Example:
• owls have nocturnal habits
• she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair
• long use had hardened him to it
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6 exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
Example:
• his manipulation of his friends was scandalous
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7 (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property
Example:
• we were given the use of his boat
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8 The act of employing anything, or of applying it to one's service; the state of being so employed or applied; application; employment; conversion to some purpose; as, the use of a pen in writing; his machines are in general use.
source: webster1913
verb
9 put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
Example:
• 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
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10 take or consume (regularly or habitually)
Example:
• She uses drugs rarely
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11 use up, consume fully
Example:
• The legislature expended its time on school questions
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12 seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage
Example:
• She uses her influential friends to get jobs
• The president's wife used her good connections
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13 avail oneself to
Example:
• apply a principle
• practice a religion
• use care when going down the stairs
• use your common sense
• practice non-violent resistance
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14 habitually do something (use only in the past tense)
Example:
• 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
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15 To make use of; to convert to one's service; to avail one's self of; to employ; to put a purpose; as, to use a plow; to use a chair; to use time; to use flour for food; to use water for irrigation.
source: webster1913
16 To be wont or accustomed; to be in the habit or practice; as, he used to ride daily; -- now disused in the present tense, perhaps because of the similarity in sound, between "use to," and "used to."
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
consume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, control, keep in line, manipulate, pull strings, consumption, functional, nonfunctional, apply, go for, hold, psychological science, psychology, jurisprudence, law, economic science, influence, custom, usage, usance, activity, usefulness,

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