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Synonyms for use

Synonyms for use

to control or direct the functioning of

to take advantage of unfairly

use up: to lessen or weaken severely, as by removing something essential

the condition of being put to use

a quantity consumed

the quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end

Synonyms for use

what something is used for

a particular service

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(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing

(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation

exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage


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(law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property

take or consume (regularly or habitually)

seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage

avail oneself to

habitually do something (use only in the past tense)

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My marriage, like every marriage, is ultimately an utterly ephemeral thing, a shared idea, a mental and emotional construct that both parties believe in to varying degrees at the same time, or else there you are at the bus stop muttering about how you used to be married once upon a time.
Or the bright morning she told me weeping that she wasn't in love with me like she used to be but loved me deeply, a sentence of incalculable emotional pain and depth.
It could prove to be brilliant politics, putting the Democrats on the defensive on what used to be their strongest issue and breeding discontent among African-American voters, a key Democratic constituency.
Bill Plaunt (he owned CKSO Radio and Television years ago) and I used to be regulars on Voyageur.
Galbraith used to be a journalist himself (Fortune magazine).