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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Use \Use\, n. [OE. us use, usage, L. usus, from uti, p. p. usus,
     to use. See Use, v. t.]
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     1. The act of employing anything, or of applying it to one's
        service; the state of being so employed or applied;
        application; employment; conversion to some purpose; as,
        the use of a pen in writing; his machines are in general
        use.
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              Books can never teach the use of books. --Bacon.
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              This Davy serves you for good uses.   --Shak.
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              When he framed
              All things to man's delightful use.   --Milton.
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     2. Occasion or need to employ; necessity; as, to have no
        further use for a book. --Shak.
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     3. Yielding of service; advantage derived; capability of
        being used; usefulness; utility.
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              God made two great lights, great for their use
              To man.                               --Milton.
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              'T is use alone that sanctifies expense. --Pope.
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     4. Continued or repeated practice; customary employment;
        usage; custom; manner; habit.
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              Let later age that noble use envy.    --Spenser.
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              How weary, stale, flat and unprofitable,
              Seem to me all the uses of this world! --Shak.
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     5. Common occurrence; ordinary experience. [R.]
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              O Caesar! these things are beyond all use. --Shak.
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     6. (Eccl.) The special form of ritual adopted for use in any
        diocese; as, the Sarum, or Canterbury, use; the Hereford
        use; the York use; the Roman use; etc.
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              From henceforth all the whole realm shall have but
              one use.                              --Pref. to
                                                    Book of Common
                                                    Prayer.
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     7. The premium paid for the possession and employment of
        borrowed money; interest; usury. [Obs.]
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              Thou art more obliged to pay duty and tribute, use
              and principal, to him.                --Jer. Taylor.
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     8. [In this sense probably a corruption of OF. oes, fr. L.
        opus need, business, employment, work. Cf. Operate.]
        (Law) The benefit or profit of lands and tenements. Use
        imports a trust and confidence reposed in a man for the
        holding of lands. He to whose use or benefit the trust is
        intended shall enjoy the profits. An estate is granted and
        limited to A for the use of B.
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     9. (Forging) A stab of iron welded to the side of a forging,
        as a shaft, near the end, and afterward drawn down, by
        hammering, so as to lengthen the forging.
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     Contingent use, or Springing use (Law), a use to come
        into operation on a future uncertain event.
  
     In use.
        (a) In employment; in customary practice observance.
        (b) In heat; -- said especially of mares. --J. H. Walsh.
  
     Of no use, useless; of no advantage.
  
     Of use, useful; of advantage; profitable.
  
     Out of use, not in employment.
  
     Resulting use (Law), a use, which, being limited by the
        deed, expires or can not vest, and results or returns to
        him who raised it, after such expiration.
  
     Secondary use, or Shifting use, a use which, though
        executed, may change from one to another by circumstances.
        --Blackstone.
  
     Statute of uses (Eng. Law), the stat. 27 Henry VIII., cap.
        10, which transfers uses into possession, or which unites
        the use and possession.
  
     To make use of, To put to use, to employ; to derive
        service from; to use.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Use \Use\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Used; p. pr. & vb. n. Using.]
     [OE. usen, F. user to use, use up, wear out, LL. usare to
     use, from L. uti, p. p. usus, to use, OL. oeti, oesus; of
     uncertain origin. Cf. Utility.]
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     1. To make use of; to convert to one's service; to avail
        one's self of; to employ; to put a purpose; as, to use a
        plow; to use a chair; to use time; to use flour for food;
        to use water for irrigation.
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              Launcelot Gobbo, use your legs.       --Shak.
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              Some other means I have which may be used. --Milton.
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     2. To behave toward; to act with regard to; to treat; as, to
        use a beast cruelly. "I will use him well." --Shak.
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              How wouldst thou use me now?          --Milton.
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              Cato has used me ill.                 --Addison.
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     3. To practice customarily; to make a practice of; as, to use
        diligence in business.
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              Use hospitality one to another.       --1 Pet. iv.
                                                    9.
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     4. To accustom; to habituate; to render familiar by practice;
        to inure; -- employed chiefly in the passive participle;
        as, men used to cold and hunger; soldiers used to
        hardships and danger.
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              I am so used in the fire to blow.     --Chaucer.
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              Thou with thy compeers,
              Used to the yoke, draw'st his triumphant wheels.
                                                    --Milton.
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     To use one's self, to behave. [Obs.] "Pray, forgive me, if
        I have used myself unmannerly." --Shak.
  
     To use up.
        (a) To consume or exhaust by using; to leave nothing of;
            as, to use up the supplies.
        (b) To exhaust; to tire out; to leave no capacity of force
            or use in; to overthrow; as, he was used up by
            fatigue. [Colloq.]
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     Syn: Employ.
  
     Usage: Use, Employ. We use a thing, or make use of it,
            when we derive from it some enjoyment or service. We
            employ it when we turn that service into a particular
            channel. We use words to express our general meaning;
            we employ certain technical terms in reference to a
            given subject. To make use of, implies passivity in
            the thing; as, to make use of a pen; and hence there
            is often a material difference between the two words
            when applied to persons. To speak of "making use of
            another" generally implies a degrading idea, as if we
            had used him as a tool; while employ has no such
            sense. A confidential friend is employed to negotiate;
            an inferior agent is made use of on an intrigue.
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                  I would, my son, that thou wouldst use the power
                  Which thy discretion gives thee, to control
                  And manage all.                   --Cowper.
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                  To study nature will thy time employ:
                  Knowledge and innocence are perfect joy.
                                                    --Dryden.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Use \Use\, v. i.
     1. To be wont or accustomed; to be in the habit or practice;
        as, he used to ride daily; -- now disused in the present
        tense, perhaps because of the similarity in sound, between
        "use to," and "used to."
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              They use to place him that shall be their captain on
              a stone.                              --Spenser.
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              Fears use to be represented in an imaginary.
                                                    --Bacon.
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              Thus we use to say, it is the room that smokes, when
              indeed it is the fire in the room.    --South.
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              Now Moses used to take the tent and to pitch it
              without the camp.                     --Ex. xxxiii.
                                                    7 (Rev. Ver.)
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     2. To be accustomed to go; to frequent; to inhabit; to dwell;
        -- sometimes followed by of. [Obs.] "Where never foot did
        use." --Spenser.
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              He useth every day to a merchant's house. --B.
                                                    Jonson.
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              Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use
              Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks.
                                                    --Milton.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  use
       n 1: the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic
            drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers" [syn:
            usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise]
       2: a particular service; "he put his knowledge to good use";
          "patrons have their uses"
       3: what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to
          bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
          [syn: function, purpose, role]
       4: (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy
          needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has
          increased steadily" [syn: consumption, economic
          consumption, usance, use of goods and services]
       5: a pattern of behavior acquired through frequent repetition;
          "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use
          had hardened him to it" [syn: habit, wont]
       6: (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits
          of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
          [syn: enjoyment]
       7: exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's
          own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was
          scandalous" [syn: manipulation]
       v 1: put into service; make work or employ (something) for a
            particular purpose or for its inherent or natural
            purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at
            home"; "I can't make use of 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"
            [syn: utilize, utilise, apply, employ]
       2: take or consume (regularly or habitually); "She uses drugs
          rarely" [syn: habituate]
       3: 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"
       4: use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on
          school questions" [syn: expend]
       5: avail oneself to; "apply a principle"; "practice a
          religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use
          your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance"
          [syn: practice, apply]
       6: habitually do something (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"

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  204 Moby Thesaurus words for "use":
     ablation, absolute interest, abuse, account, act toward,
     adaptability, advantage, appliance, applicability, application,
     apply, appropriateness, automatism, avail, availability, bad habit,
     behalf, behave toward, behoof, benefit, bestow, bleed, bleed white,
     bon ton, bring into play, care for, carry on, ceremony,
     characteristic, claim, common, conduct, conformity, consuetude,
     contend with, contingent interest, control, convenience,
     convention, cope with, creature of habit, custom, deal by,
     deal with, demand, do, do by, do with, drain, duty, easement,
     effectiveness, efficacy, efficiency, employ, employment, end use,
     engage in, equitable interest, equity, erosion, established way,
     estate, etiquette, exercise, exercising, exert, exertion, exploit,
     fall back, familiarize, fashion, fitness, folkway, follow,
     force of habit, formality, function, functionality, go in for,
     goal, govern, habit, habit pattern, habituate, habitude, handle,
     helpfulness, holding, ill-use, immediate purpose, impose,
     impose upon, interest, inure, limitation, make use of, manage,
     manipulate, manner, manners, mark, milk, misuse, mores, object,
     objective, observance, occasion, office, operability, operate,
     operation, operational purpose, parley, part, pattern, peculiarity,
     percentage, play, play on, ply, point, practicability,
     practical utility, practicality, practice, praxis, prescription,
     presume upon, profit, profitability, proper thing, prosecute,
     purpose, pursue, put forth, put out, put to use, ravages of time,
     regulate, relevance, respond to, right, right of entry, ritual,
     role, run, second nature, serve, service, serviceability,
     settlement, social convention, specialize in, stake,
     standard behavior, standard usage, standing custom, stereotype,
     stereotyped behavior, steward, strict settlement, stroke, suck dry,
     tackle, take, take advantage of, take on, take to, take up, talk,
     target, time-honored practice, title, tradition, treat, trick,
     trust, ultimate purpose, undertake, usability, usage, use ill,
     usefulness, utility, utilizability, utilize, value,
     vested interest, wage, way, wear, wear and tear, weathering,
     what is done, wield, wont, wonting, work, work at, work on,
     work upon, worth  
     
Din dicționarul The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03) :

  USE
       
          An early system on the IBM 1103 or 1103A.
       
          [Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
       
          (1994-11-11)
       
       

Din dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  USE, estates. A confidence reposed in another, who was made tenant of the 
  land or terre tenant, that he should dispose of the land according to the 
  intention of the cestui que use, or him to whose use it was granted, and 
  suffer him to take the profits. Plowd. 352; Gilb. on Uses, 1; Bac. Tr. 150, 
  306; Cornish on Uses, 1 3; 1 Fonb. Eq. 363; 2 Id. 7; Sanders on Uses, 2; Co. 
  Litt. 272, b; 1 Co. 121; 2 Bl. Com. 328; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1885, et seq. 
       2. In order to create a use, there must always be a good Consideration; 
  though, when once raised, it may be passed by grant to a stranger, without 
  consideration. Doct. & Stu., Dial. ch. 22, 23; Rob. Fr. Conv. 87, n. 
       3. Uses were borrowed from the fidei commissum (q.v.) of the civil law; 
  it was the duty of a Roman magistrate, the praetor fidei commissarius, whom 
  Bacon terms the particular chancellor for uses, to enforce the observance of 
  this confidence. Inst. 2, 23, 2. 
       4. Uses were introduced into England by the ecclesiastics in the reign 
  of Edward Ill or Richard II, for the purpose of avoiding the statutes of 
  mortmain; and the clerical chancellors of those times held them to be fidei 
  commissa, and binding in conscience. To obviate many inconveniencies and 
  difficulties, which had arisen out of the doctrine and introduction of uses, 
  the statute of 274 Henry VIII, c. 10, commonly called the statute of uses, 
  or in conveyances and pleadings, the statute for transferring uses into 
  possession, was passed. It enacts, that "when any person shall be seised of 
  lands, &c., to the use, confidence or trust of any other person or body 
  politic, the person or corporation entitled to the use in fee simple, fee 
  tail, for life, or years, or otherwise, shall from thenceforth stand and be 
  seised or possessed of the land, &c., of and in the like estate as they have 
  in the use, trust or confidence; and that the estates of the persons so 
  seised to the uses, shall be deemed to be in him or them that have the use, 
  in such quality, manner, form and condition, as they had before in the use." 
  The statute thus executes the use; that is, it conveys the possession to the 
  use, and transfers the use to the possession; and, in this manner, making 
  the cestui que use complete owner of the lands and tenements, as well at law 
  as in equity. 2 Bl. Com. 333; 1 Saund. 254, note 6. 
       5. A modern use has been defined to be an estate of right, which is 
  acquired through the operation of the statute of 27 Hen. VIII., c. 10; and 
  which, when it may take effect according to the rules of the common law, is 
  called the legal estate; and when it may not, is denominated a use, with a 
  term descriptive of its modification. Cornish on Uses, 35. 
       6. The common law judges decided, in the construction of this statute, 
  that a use could not be raised upon a use; Dyer, 155 A; and that on a 
  feoffment to A and his heirs, to the use of B and his heirs, in trust for C 
  and his heirs, the statute executed only the first use, and that the second 
  was a mere nullity. The judges also held that, as the statute mentioned only 
  such persons as were seised to the use of others, it did not extend to a 
  term of years, or other chattel interests, of which a termor is not seised 
  but only possessed. Bac. Tr. 336; Poph. 76; Dyer, 369; 2 Bl. Com. 336; The 
  rigid literal construction of the statute by the courts of law again opened 
  the doors of the chancery courts. 1 Madd. Ch. 448, 450. 
  
  

Din dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  USE, civil law. A right of receiving so much of the natural profits of a 
  thing as is necessary to daily sustenance; it differs from usufruct, which 
  is a right not only to use but to enjoy. 1 Browne's Civ. Law, 184; Lecons 
  Elem. du Dr. Civ. Rom. Sec. 414, 416. 
  
  

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