Student Dictionary

2 entries found for use.
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Main Entry: 1use
Pronunciation: primarystressyüs
Function: noun
1 a : the act or practice of using something : APPLICATION <put knowledge to use> b : the fact or state of being used <a dish in daily use> c : way of using <the proper use of tools>
2 a : the privilege or benefit of using something <gave me the use of their car> b : the ability or power to use something (as a limb) <after the operation you'll again have the use of your leg>
3 a : a particular service or end <no use in crying all the time> b : the quality of being useful <old clothes that are still of some use> c : a reason or need to use <took only what he had use for>
4 : LIKING <had no use for modern art>

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