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synonyms for put to good use

  • contribute
  • earn
  • improve
  • pay off
  • prosper
  • take advantage of
  • thrive
  • aid
  • avail
  • benefit
  • better
  • clear
  • exploit
  • help
  • pay
  • promote
  • realize
  • recover
  • score
  • serve
  • use
  • utilize
  • be of advantage
  • capitalize on
  • cash in on
  • clean up
  • learn from
  • make a haul
  • make a killing
  • make capital
  • make good use of
  • make it big
  • make money
  • make the most of
  • reap the benefit
  • stand in good stead
  • turn to advantage
  • work for

antonyms for put to good use

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  • decline
  • fail
  • harm
  • hurt
  • lose
  • block
  • condemn
  • deteriorate
  • hinder
  • injure
  • obstruct
  • worsen
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How to use put to good use in a sentence

He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
If you use it wisely, it may be Ulysses' hauberk; if you reject it, the shirt of Nessus were a cooler winding-sheet!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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