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Definition 1: convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust) - [verb of change]

(utilize is a kind of ...) exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

"Could you convert my dollars into pounds?" "He changed his name" "convert centimeters into inches" "convert holdings into shares"

Definition 2: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose - [verb of consumption]

Samples where utilize 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 utilize in the sense of this definition

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

"we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"

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

"exert one's power or influence"

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

"enjoy privileges"

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

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

"he is working his servants hard"

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

"implement a procedure"

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

"The government resorted to rationing meat"

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

"We must recycle the cardboard boxes"

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

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

"They played him on first base"

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

"I had to play my queen"

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

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

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

"ply your wits!"

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

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

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

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

"He availed himself of the available resources"

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

(utilize 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"

(utilize 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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