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Definition 1: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose - [verb of consumption]

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

  • use your head!
  • we only use Spanish at home
  • I can't use this tool
  • Apply a magnetic field here
  • This thinking was applied to many projects
  • How do you utilize this tool?
  • I apply this rule to get good results
  • use the plastic bags to store the food
  • He doesn't know how to use a computer

Synonyms for utilise in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of utilise ) give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

"She committed herself to the work of God" "give one's talents to a good cause" "consecrate your life to the church"

(... is a kind of utilise ) use or manipulate to one's advantage

"He exploit the new taxation system" "She knows how to work the system" "he works his parents for sympathy"

(... is a kind of utilise ) draw from; make good use of

"we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"

(... is a kind of utilise ) use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity

"He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro" "Don't strain your mind too much"

(... is a kind of utilise ) put to use

"exert one's power or influence"

(... is a kind of utilise ) have benefit from

"enjoy privileges"

(... is a kind of utilise ) travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route

"He takes the bus to work" "She takes Route 1 to Newark"

(... is a kind of utilise ) use jointly or in common

(... is a kind of utilise ) cause to work

"he is working his servants hard"

(... is a kind of utilise ) apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design

"implement a procedure"

(... is a kind of utilise ) have recourse to

"The government resorted to rationing meat"

(... is a kind of utilise ) use again after processing

"We must recycle the cardboard boxes"

(... is a kind of utilise ) use parts of something to repair something else

(... is a kind of utilise ) employ in a game or in a specific position

"They played him on first base"

(... is a kind of utilise ) use or move

"I had to play my queen"

(... is a kind of utilise ) use all resources available

"The organizers pulled out all the stops for the centennial meeting"

(... is a kind of utilise ) attribute or give

"She put too much emphasis on her the last statement" "He put all his efforts into this job" "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"

(... is a kind of utilise ) use diligently

"ply your wits!"

(... is a kind of utilise ) address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question

(... is a kind of utilise ) use inefficiently or inappropriately

"waste heat" "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"

(... is a kind of utilise ) apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly

"The words are misapplied in this context" "You are misapplying the name of this religious group"

(... is a kind of utilise ) use to one's advantage

"He availed himself of the available resources"

(... is a kind of utilise ) make use of too often or too extensively

(utilise causes ...) be pertinent or relevant or applicable

"The same laws apply to you!" "This theory holds for all irrational numbers" "The same rules go for everyone"

(utilise has a similar meaning as ...) avail oneself to

"apply a principle" "practice a religion" "use care when going down the stairs" "use your common sense" "practice non-violent resistance"

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