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Entry Word: use
Function: noun
Text: 1 the act or practice of employing something for a particular purpose <the use of boom boxes was strictly prohibited in the park>
Synonyms application, employment, exercise, operation, play, usage
Related Words exertion; reuse
Near Antonyms disuse
2 the capacity for being useful for some purpose <the broken grill wasn't going to be of much use in cooking the hamburgers>
Synonyms account, avail, service, serviceability, serviceableness, usefulness, utility
Related Words advantage, benefit, gain; aid, assistance, help; applicability, appropriateness, fitness, relevance; profit, value, worth
Near Antonyms inapplicability, inappropriateness
Antonyms uselessness, worthlessness
3 positive regard for something <I have no use for slackers> -- see LIKING