Meaning : A particular service.
He put his knowledge to good use.
Patrons have their uses.
Meaning : (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation. May be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition.
Owls have nocturnal habits.
She had a habit twirling the ends of her hair.
Long use had hardened him to it.
Synonyms : habit
Meaning : Exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage.
His manipulation of his friends was scandalous.
Synonyms : manipulation
Meaning : (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property.
We were given the use of his boat.
Synonyms : enjoyment
Meaning : Put into service. Make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.
Use your head!.
We only use Spanish at home.
I can't use this tool.
Apply a magnetic field here.
This thinking was applied to many projects.
How do you utilize this tool?.
I apply this rule to get good results.
Use the plastic bags to store the food.
He doesn't know how to use a computer.
Meaning : Take or consume (regularly or habitually).
She uses drugs rarely.
Synonyms : habituate
Meaning : Use up, consume fully.
The legislature expended its time on school questions.
Synonyms : expend
Meaning : Seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage.
She uses her influential friends to get jobs.
The president's wife used her good connections.
Meaning : Habitually do something or be in a certan state or place (use only in the past tense).
She used to call her mother every week but now she calls only occasionally.
I used to get sick when I ate in that dining hall.
They used to vacation in the Bahamas.
She used to be his best friend and now they are enemies.