put+to+use

  • 1 put to use — index apply (put in practice), employ (make use of), exercise (use), exploit (make use of) …

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  • 2 put to use — {v. phr.} To use. * /During the early part of the Korean war the cooks and office workers of the U.S. Army were put to use in battle./ * /Henry decided to put his dictionary to use./ * /I wish you d put the lawn mower to use!/ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 put to use — {v. phr.} To use. * /During the early part of the Korean war the cooks and office workers of the U.S. Army were put to use in battle./ * /Henry decided to put his dictionary to use./ * /I wish you d put the lawn mower to use!/ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 put\ to\ use — v. phr. To use. During the early part of the Korean war the cooks and office workers of the U.S. Army were put to use in battle. Henry decided to put his dictionary to use. I wish you d put the lawn mower to use! …

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  • 5 put to use — put (something) to (good) use : to use (something) in an effective way I m looking forward to putting my new skills to use. [=to using my new skills; to doing what I have just learned to do] Thanks for the donation. We ll put it to good use. [=we …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 put to use — use; apply …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 7 put to use — verb to use; to utilise; to apply If you put this make up to use you should be able to hide that imperfection …

    Wiktionary

  • 8 put to use — idi to find a function for; utilize …

    From formal English to slang

  • 9 To put to use — Use 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

  • 10 put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 use — [n] application; employment account, adoption, advantage, appliance, applicability, appropriateness, avail, benefit, call, capitalization, cause, convenience, custom, end, exercise, exercising, exertion, fitness, good, habit, handling, help,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 use — [yo͞oz; ] for n. [ yo͞os] vt. used [yo͞ozd; ] with [ “] to [, ] usually [ yo͞os′tə] using [ME usen < OFr user < VL * usare < L usus, pp. of uti, to use] 1. to put or bring into action or service; employ for or apply to a given purpose 2 …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Use — 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

  • 14 put something into practice — USE, make use of, put to use, utilize, apply. → practice …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 use — 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

  • 16 Use — (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

  • 17 use — 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

  • 18 use — 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

  • 19 use — 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

  • 20 use — 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… …

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