- 1the act of utilizing something; the state of being utilized
- 2the purpose for which something is used or intended to be used
Using use: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "use" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
The use of technology has revolutionized the way we communicate.
I have no use for this old computer anymore.
The use of excessive force by the police is unacceptable.
Please make good use of your time.
use Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using use
You need to use your head and come up with a plan.
The artist used her imagination to create a beautiful painting.
You need to practice playing the piano regularly, otherwise it's use it or lose it.
Phrases with use
You should make use of the resources available to you.
I have no use for this broken watch.
The money was put to good use by funding the new community center.
Origins of use
from Old French 'user', meaning 'to use'
Summary: use in Brief
The term 'use' [yooz] refers to the act of utilizing something or the state of being utilized. It can also refer to the purpose for which something is used. Examples include 'The use of technology has revolutionized the way we communicate,' and 'Please make good use of your time.' Phrases like 'make use of' and idioms like 'use your head' are common in English.