Using Synonyms & Definitions
Synonyms are words that have the same or almost the same meaning and the definition is the detailed explanation of the word. This page will help you out finding the Definition & Synonyms of hundreds of words mentioned on this page. Check out the page and learn more about the English vocabulary.
• UsingDefinition & Meaning in English
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Use
• UsDefinition & Meaning in English
- (pl. ) of I
- (pron.) The persons speaking, regarded as an object; ourselves; -- the objective case of we. See We.
• UseDefinition & Meaning in English
- (v. i.) To be accustomed to go; to frequent; to inhabit; to dwell; -- sometimes followed by of.
- (v. t.) Continued or repeated practice; customary employment; usage; custom; manner; habit.
- (v. i.) 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."
- (v. t.) Yielding of service; advantage derived; capability of being used; usefulness; utility.
- (v. t.) To practice customarily; to make a practice of; as, to use diligence in business.
- (v. t.) The act of employing anything, or of applying it to ones service; the state of being so employed or applied; application; employment; conversion to some purpose; as, the use of a pen in writing; his machines are in general use.
- (v. t.) The premium paid for the possession and employment of borrowed money; interest; usury.
- (v. t.) The special form of ritual adopted for use in any diocese; as, the Sarum, or Canterbury, use; the Hereford use; the York use; the Roman use; etc.
- (v. t.) A stab of iron welded to the side of a forging, as a shaft, near the end, and afterward drawn down, by hammering, so as to lengthen the forging.
- (v. t.) To behave toward; to act with regard to; to treat; as, to use a beast cruelly.
- (v. t.) Common occurrence; ordinary experience.
- (v. t.) Occasion or need to employ; necessity; as, to have no further use for a book.
- (v. t.) To accustom; to habituate; to render familiar by practice; to inure; -- employed chiefly in the passive participle; as, men used to cold and hunger; soldiers used to hardships and danger.
- (v. t.) The benefit or profit of lands and tenements. Use imports a trust and confidence reposed in a man for the holding of lands. He to whose use or benefit the trust is intended shall enjoy the profits. An estate is granted and limited to A for the use of B.
- (v. t.) To make use of; to convert to ones service; to avail ones self of; to employ; to put a purpose; as, to use a plow; to use a chair; to use time; to use flour for food; to use water for irrigation.