use

[ verb yooz or for pt for mof 9, yoost; noun yoos ]SEE DEFINITION OF use

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR USE

What is the use of a beautiful face, if one must be shut up in her own apartment for ever?

We'll use a part of them ourselves, and what we can't use I will give away.

Mrs. Davis saw that there was no use in pursuing the subject, and it dropped.

However, he was regularly engaged, and it was of no use for me to say anything against him.

What was the use of all that noise and crowding and piggish hurry?

That seemed short enough—but after studying it, I says, What's the use of saying 'eat'?

"If there were any use in wishing, I'd wish myself on shore," said the second.

Of course they did not use the letters which have been used to print this book.

We do not know which genius first discovered the use of pottery but he deserves a statue.

He wanted to use the old city as a background for his own newly-acquired glory.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR USE

take advantage of

verbimpose upon
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