Use - definition, pronunciation, transcription
patrons have their uses
- (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition (syn: habit)
- (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property (syn: enjoyment)
we only use Spanish at home
I can't use this tool
use the plastic bags to store the food
He doesn't know how to use a computer
- seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage
The president's wife used her good connections
use your common sense
I used to get sick when I ate in that dining hall
They used to vacation in the Bahamas
she used to be his best friend and now they are enemies
Two players were suspended for illegal drug use.
Doctors have found a new use for the drug.
According to the dictionary, the word has two uses.
I need to use the phone when you're done.
The machine is easy to use.
After the accident, she could no longer use her legs.
We use only organic fertilizers on our farm.
They make paper using traditional Japanese methods.
He used his time there well.
Which accountant do you use?
A new kind of light bulb that uses very little electricity
Did you use all the eggs?
Who used the last match?
Let's use paper plates for the picnic.
Here, you can use this box as a table to rest the papers on.
present participle: using
past tense: used
past participle: used
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