Disuse

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Disuse->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ forbearance
forbearance
abstinence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ disuse
disuse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ relinquishment
relinquishment
&c. 782
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ desuetude
desuetude
&c.(want of habit) 614
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ disusage
disusage
PARAG:Disuse->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not use
not use
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ do without
do without
dispense with
let alone
not touch
forbear
abstain
spare
waive
neglect
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ keep back
keep back
reserve
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lay up
lay up
lay by
lay on the shelf
lay up in ordinary
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lay up in a napkin
lay up in a napkin
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ shelve
shelve
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set aside
set aside
put aside
lay aside
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ disuse
disuse
leave off
have done with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ supersede
supersede
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ discard
discard
&c.(eject) 297
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dismiss
dismiss
give warning
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ throw aside
throw aside
&c.(relinquish) 782
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make away with
make away with
&c.(destroy) 162
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ cast overboard
cast overboard
heave overboard
throw overboard
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ cast to the dogs
cast to the dogs
cast to the winds
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dismantle
dismantle
&c.(Render useless) 645
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ lie unemployed
lie unemployed
remain unemployed
&c.???adj.
PARAG:Disuse->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ not used
not used
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unemployed
unemployed
unapplied
undisposed of
unspent
unexercised
untouched
untrodden
unessayed
ungathered
unculled
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ uncalled for
uncalled for
not required
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ disused
disused
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ done with
done with

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Disuse — Dis*use , n. Cessation of use, practice, or exercise; inusitation; desuetude; as, the limbs lose their strength by disuse. [1913 Webster] The disuse of the tongue in the only . . . remedy. Addison. [1913 Webster] Church discipline then fell into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disuse — Dis*use (?; see {Dis }), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disusing}.] 1. To cease to use; to discontinue the practice of. [1913 Webster] 2. To disaccustom; with to or from; as, disused to toil. Disuse me from . . . pain. Donne.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disuse — I noun abandonment, abolishment, abolition, abstinence, archaism, cessation of use, decay, desuetude, discontinuance, discontinuation, disregard, disusage, failure to use, ignorement, inattention, inusitation, neglect, nonemployment, nonuse,… …   Law dictionary

  • disuse — ► NOUN ▪ the state of not being used; neglect. DERIVATIVES disused adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • disuse — [disyo͞os′] n. the fact or state of being or becoming unused; lack of use …   English World dictionary

  • disuse — noun VERB + DISUSE ▪ be in ▪ Much of the factory is in disuse. ▪ fall into ▪ A new bridge was built ten years ago and the old one has fallen into disuse. PREPOSITION …   Collocations dictionary

  • disuse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of use Nouns 1. disuse, forbearance, abstinence; obsoleteness, [planned] obsolescence; relinquishment; cessation, discontinuance; abandonment; castaway, throwaway, reject. Informal, cold storage.… …   English dictionary for students

  • disuse — [[t]dɪ̱sju͟ːs[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft into N If something falls into disuse, people stop using it. If something becomes worse as a result of disuse, it becomes worse because no one uses it. ...a church which has fallen into disuse... The wheel had… …   English dictionary

  • disuse — n. to fall into disuse * * * [dɪs juːs] to fall into disuse …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disuse — dis|use [ dıs jus ] noun uncount a situation in which something is not being used: fall into disuse: The old bridge fell into disuse …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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