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synonyms for usance

  • addiction
  • characteristic
  • consuetude
  • fashion
  • form
  • grind
  • groove
  • habit
  • habitude
  • hang-up
  • manner
  • mode
  • observance
  • practice
  • praxis
  • precedent
  • procedure
  • proprieties
  • routine
  • rule
  • shot
  • swim
  • thing
  • trick
  • usage
  • use
  • way
  • wont
  • beaten path
  • daily grind
  • into
  • matter of course
  • second nature

antonyms for usance

MOST RELEVANT
  • ignorance
  • neglect
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How to use usance in a sentence

He lends out money gratis, and brings down The rate of usance here with us in Venice.
WILLIAM SHAKESPERE, OF STRATFORD-ON-AVONSCOTT SURTEES
The term "usance" is sometimes employed to express the period of running in foreign bills.
THE GENTLEMAN'S MODEL LETTER-WRITERANONYMOUS
The plea of long usance would avail him little; another fine would be imposed.
WEST AFRICAN STUDIESMARY HENRIETTA KINGSLEY
In foreign bills, the term usance is sometimes employed to express the period of running in foreign bills.
A HISTORY OF INVENTIONS, DISCOVERIES, AND ORIGINS, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHANN BECKMAN
He knew that a debt to folly bears no grace, and was ready with his principal and usance.
WHEN KNIGHTHOOD WAS IN FLOWERCHARLES MAJOR
Everything in it, tolerable or intolerable, will have but one use; and that use what our ancestors used to call usance or usury.
UTOPIA OF USURERS AND OTHER ESSAYSGILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON
I have not wanted good words, and exceeding kind and regardful usance.
GREAT RALEGHHUGH DE SELINCOURT
But 'tis to much purpose to evade it; the common custom and usance of life will have it so.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
I'll lend no money gratis and bring down the rate of usance.
A FOREST HEARTH: A ROMANCE OF INDIANA IN THE THIRTIESCHARLES MAJOR
When the steed recovered, bold Siegfried took on a frightful usance in the fray.
THE NIBELUNGENLIEDUNKNOWN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO USANCE

  • appliance
  • appositeness
  • employment
  • exercise
  • exercising
  • function
  • germaneness
  • operation
  • pertinence
  • play
  • practice
  • purpose
  • relevance
  • usance
  • utilization
  • value
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.