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Use 1Definition: Occasion or need to employ; necessity; as, to have no further use for a book.
Use 2Definition: Yielding of service; advantage derived; capability of being used; usefulness; utility.
Use 3Definition: Continued or repeated practice; customary employment; usage; custom; manner; habit.
Use 4Definition: Common occurrence; ordinary experience.
Use 5Definition: The special form of ritual adopted for use in any
diocese; as, the
Sarum, or Canterbury, use; the Hereford use; the
York use; the Roman use;
Use 6Definition: The premium paid for the possession and employment of borrowed money; interest; usury.
Use 7Definition: The benefit or profit of
imports a trust and confidence reposed in a man for the holding of
lands. He to whose use or benefit the trust is intended shall enjoy the
profits. An estate is granted and limited to A for the use of B.
Use 8Definition: A stab of iron welded to the side of a forging, as a shaft, near the end, and afterward drawn down, by hammering, so as to lengthen the forging.
Use 9Definition: To behave toward; to act with regard to; to treat; as, to use a beast cruelly.
Use 10Definition: To practice customarily; to make a practice of; as, to use diligence in business.
Use 11Definition: To accustom; to habituate; to render familiar by practice; to inure; employed chiefly in the passive participle; as, men used to cold and hunger;
soldiers used to
hardships and danger.
Use 12Definition: 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."
Use 13Definition: To be accustomed to go; to frequent; to inhabit; to dwell; sometimes followed by of.
use 14Definition: exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one''s own advantage; "his manipulation of his
friends was scandalous"
use 15Definition: a pattern of behavior acquired through frequent repetition; "she had a habit twirling the
ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it"
use 16Definition: the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic
drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of
use 17Definition: what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore
holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is
use 18Definition: a particular service; "he put his knowledge to good use";
"patrons have their
use 19Definition: (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the
benefits of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
use 20Definition: (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
use 21Definition: use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school
use 22Definition: put into service; make work or employ (something) for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your
head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can''t make use of this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied
use 23Definition: take or consume (regularly or habitually); "She
uses drugs rarely"
use 24Definition: habitually do something (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"
use 25Definition: avail
oneself to; "apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance"
use 26Definition: seek or achieve an end by using to one''s advantage; "She
uses her influential
friends to get
president''s wife used her good