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
adhibition
disposal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ consumption
consumption
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ agency
agency
&c.(physical) 170
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ usufruct
usufruct
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ usefulness
usefulness
&c. 644
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ benefit
benefit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ recourse
recourse
resort
avail
=>(Conversion to use)
GRP: \\ N \\ Conversion to use
Sgm: \\ N \\ Conversion to use \\ utilization
utilization
service
wear
=>(Way of using)
GRP: \\ N \\ Way of using
Sgm: \\ N \\ Way of using \\ usage
usage
PARAG:Use->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ use
use
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make use of
make use of
employ
put to use
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put in action
put in action
put in operation
put in practice
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set in motion
set in motion
set to work
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ ply
ply
work
wield
handle
manipulate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ play
play
play off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ exert
exert
exercise
practice
avail oneself of
profit by
resort to
have recourse to
recur to
take betake oneself to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ take up with
take up with
take advantage of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ lay one's hands on
lay one's hands on
try
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ render useful
render useful
&c. 644
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ mold
mold
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ turn to account
turn to account
turn to use
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ convert to use
convert to use
utilize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ work up
work up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ call into play
call into play
bring into play
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ put into requisition
put into requisition
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ call forth
call forth
draw forth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ press into service
press into service
enlist into the service
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ bring to bear upon
bring to bear upon
devote
dedicate
consecrate
apply
adhibit
dispose of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ make a handle of
make a handle of
make a cat's-paw of
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ fall back upon
fall back upon
make a shift with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ make the most of
make the most of
make the best of
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ use up
use up
swallow up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ consume
consume
absorb
expend
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ tax
tax
task
wear
put to task
PARAG:Use->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in use
in use
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ used
used
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ well-worn
well-worn
well-trodden
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ useful
useful
&c. 644
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ subservient
subservient
&c.(instrumental) 631

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Use — Use, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Used}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Using}.] [OE. usen, F. user to use, use up, wear out, LL. usare to use, from L. uti, p. p. usus, to use, OL. oeti, oesus; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Utility}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make use of; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • use — n 1 Use, service, advantage, profit, account, avail can all mean a useful or valuable end, result, or purpose. Use stresses either employment for some purpose or end of practical value {turn every scrap of material to use} or the practical value… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 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

  • usé — usé, ée (u zé, zée) part. passé d user. 1°   Qui a subi détérioration, diminution par l usage, par le frottement. Sur cette pierre usée un lugubre flambeau Semble de son feu pâle éclairer un tombeau, M. J. CHÉN., Fénelon, II, 3 De quel éclat… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Use — Use, v. i. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] They use to place him… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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