make+use+of

  • 21Use — Use, n. [OE. us use, usage, L. usus, from uti, p. p. usus, to use. See {Use}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of employing anything, or of applying it to one s service; the state of being so employed or applied; application; employment;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 22use — 1. The transitive verb meaning ‘to make use of’ is pronounced yooz and the past form is used (yoozd). The corresponding noun use is pronounced yoos. 2. Used is pronounced yoost and followed by to in a number of special constructions: a) Be or… …

    Modern English usage

  • 23make the most of — index capitalize (seize the chance), exploit (make use of) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 24make — 1 verb past tense and past participle made, PRODUCE STH 1 (T) to produce something by working: I m going to make a cake for Sam s birthday. | Did you make that dress yourself? | a car made in Japan | They re making a documentary about the Civil… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25use — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Employment for a purpose Nouns 1. use, employ[ment]; exercise, application, appliance; adhibition, disposal; consumption; usufruct; recourse, resort, avail; utilization, service, wear; recycling; usage,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 26Use — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Use >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 use use Sgm: N 1 employ employ employment Sgm: N 1 exercise exercise exercitation Sgm: N 1 application application appliance Sgm: N 1 adhibition …

    English dictionary for students

  • 27use — use1 W1S1 [ju:z] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(use something)¦ 2¦(amount of something)¦ 3¦(treat somebody unfairly)¦ 4¦(an advantage)¦ 5 could use something 6¦(word)¦ 7¦(drugs)¦ Phrasal verbs  use something<=>up ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28use — v. /yoohz/ or, for pt. form of 9, /yoohst/; n. /yoohs/, v., used, using, n. v.t. 1. to employ for some purpose; put into service; make use of: to use a knife. 2. to avail oneself of; apply to one s own purposes: to use the facilities. 3. to… …

    Universalium

  • 29use — 1 /ju:z/ verb (T) 1 USE STH if you use a particular tool, method, service, ability etc, you do something with that tool, by means of that method etc, for a particular purpose: Can I use your phone? | More people are using the library than ever… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 30use — v 1. employ, make use of, utilize, apply; ply, wield, operate, manipulate, maneuver; handle, practice, exercise, exert, bring to bear, bring into play, play; occupy, put into service, have the use of. 2. avail oneself of, make the most of, take… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 31Use case — A use case is a description of a system’s behaviour as it responds to a request that originates from outside of that system.The use case technique is used in software and systems engineering to capture the functional requirements of a system. Use …

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  • 32use — use1 [ juz ] verb *** ▸ 1 do something with tool etc. ▸ 2 get benefit from something ▸ 3 take amount from supply ▸ 4 treat someone in unfair way ▸ 5 take illegal drugs ▸ 6 say particular words ▸ 7 call yourself something ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 33use — I VERB USES ♦ uses, using, used (Pronounced [[t]ju͟ːz[/t]] in use 1, and [[t]ju͟ːs[/t]] in use 2.) 1) VERB If you use something, you do something with it in order to do a job or to achieve a particular result or effect. [V n] Trim off the excess… …

    English dictionary

  • 34use — I /ju:s/ n. 1) to make use of 2) to put smt. to (good) use 3) to find a use for 4) to lose; regain the use of (she lost the use of one arm) 5) to deny (the) use of (the visitors were denied use of the library) 6) constant; daily; emergency;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 35use*/*/*/ — [juːz] verb I 1) [T] to do something using a machine, tool, skill, method etc to do a job or to achieve a result Using a computer is so much quicker.[/ex] What type of soap do you use?[/ex] Using all his charm, he managed to persuade them.[/ex]… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 36use — verb (used, using) –verb (t) /juz / (say yoohz) 1. to employ for some purpose; put into service; turn to account: use a knife to cut; use a new method. 2. to avail oneself of; apply to one s own purposes: use the front room for a conference. 3.… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 37make hay — verb turn to one s advantage The environmentalist lobby made hay of the nuclear plant accident • Hypernyms: ↑exploit, ↑work • Verb Frames: Somebody s PP * * * phrasal : to make use of offered opportunity especially in gaining an early advantage …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 38use */*/*/ — I UK [juːz] / US [juz] verb Word forms use : present tense I/you/we/they use he/she/it uses present participle using past tense used past participle used 1) [transitive] to do something using a machine, tool, skill, method etc in order to do a… …

    English dictionary

  • 39use — verb To make use of; to convert to one s service; to employ; to avail oneself of; to utilize; to carry out a purpose or action by means of; to put into action or service, especially to attain an end. State v. Howard, 221 Kan. 51, 557 P.2d 1280,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 40use — v. [[t]yuz[/t]] or, for pt. form of 9, [[t]yust[/t]] n. [[t]yus[/t]] v. used, us•ing, n. 1) to employ for some purpose; put into service: to use a knife[/ex] 2) to avail oneself of; apply to one s own purposes: to use the facilities[/ex] 3) cvb… …

    From formal English to slang