using

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

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Then he would have the double satisfaction of using the boat and disappointing Robert.

"Listen, Dick," said he, using the familiar name for the first time.

In using this device, only a coal or a wood stove is practical.

"Don't put me in the hole," said Moxy, now using the definite article.

She sat with her head turned away, using her handkerchief stealthily.

Tell me that you submit to my arguments, and do not reproach me for using such.

Touching my leg, and using other signs, I addressed her again in the Indian language.

He leant across the table and, pointing to the paper, said, "Are you using that?"

John answered, using the word "ma," now that he was alone with his mother.

This is a convenient arrangement in using the phonograph for correspondence or dictation.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French us, from Latin usus "use, custom, skill, habit," from past participle stem of uti (see use (v.)).

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