Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of usance | Another word for usance | What is usance?

Definition 1: accepted or habitual practice - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for usance in the sense of this definition

(usance is a kind of ...) a customary way of operation or behavior

"it is their practice to give annual raises" "they changed their dietary pattern"

(usance is a kind of ...) something that survives

(... is a kind of usance ) the custom in some Islamic societies of women dressing modestly outside the home

"she observes the hijab and does not wear tight clothing"

(... is a kind of usance ) (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition

"owls have nocturnal habits" "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair" "long use had hardened him to it"

(... is a kind of usance ) a custom that is peculiar to Germany or its citizens

(... is a kind of usance ) a custom among some peoples whereby the husband of a pregnant wife is put to bed at the time of bearing the child

(... is a kind of usance ) a custom or usage that has acquired the force of law

(... is a kind of usance ) a custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens

(... is a kind of usance ) a custom that is peculiar to the United States or its citizens

(... is a kind of usance ) any customary observance or practice

Definition 2: (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing - [noun denoting process]

Samples where usance or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the consumption of energy has increased steadily

Synonyms for usance in the sense of this definition

(usance is a kind of ...) the ability and desire to purchase goods and services

"the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips" "the demand exceeded the supply"

(... is a kind of usance ) buying expensive services and products in order to flaunt your wealth

(usance belongs to category ...) the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management

Definition 3: the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange) - [noun denoting time]

(usance is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

(usance belongs to category ...) transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

More words

Another word for usama bin laden

Another word for usage

Another word for usaf

Another word for usacil

Another word for usableness

Another word for usbeg

Another word for usbek

Another word for uscb

Another word for usda

Another word for use


Other word for use

use meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce use