using

(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. employing, utilizing, applying, adopting, taking advantage of, accepting, working, practicing, manipuLating, controlling, putting in service, trying out, testing, proving, wearing out.

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  • using — index through (by means of) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • using up — index consumption Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Using — 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; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • using — adj addicted to heroin or habituated to another hard drug. A euphemism employed by law enforcers and drug abusers. ► Looks like she s using again …   Contemporary slang

  • using — n. utilizing, applying juːs n. function; utilization; benefit, advantage; consumption; occasion or need to use; ability to use; practice of using v. utilize, take advantage of; practice; employ; exploit; treat; consume …   English contemporary dictionary

  • using — suing …   Anagrams dictionary

  • using — noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly) capitalistic exploitation of the working class paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization • Syn: ↑exploitation, ↑victimization, ↑victimisation •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • using up — noun the act of consuming something • Syn: ↑consumption, ↑expenditure • Derivationally related forms: ↑expend (for: ↑expenditure) • Hypernyms: ↑depletion …   Useful english dictionary

  • using evasion — index evasive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • using the help of — index through (by means of) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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