Search Result for "utilize":
1. put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose;
- Example: "use your head!"
- Example: "we only use Spanish at home"
- Example: "I can't use this tool"
- Example: "Apply a magnetic field here"
- Example: "This thinking was applied to many projects"
- Example: "How do you utilize this tool?"
- Example: "I apply this rule to get good results"
- Example: "use the plastic bags to store the food"
- Example: "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
[syn: use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ]
2. convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust);
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Utilize \U"til*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Utilized; p. pr. & vb. n. Utilizing.] [Cf. F. utiliser.] To make useful; to turn to profitable account or use; to make use of; as, to utilize the whole power of a machine; to utilize one's opportunities. [1913 Webster] In former ages, the mile-long corridors, with their numerous alcoves, might have been utilized as . . . dungeons. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
24 Moby Thesaurus words for "utilize": apply, bestow, do with, employ, exercise, exert, exploit, handle, make use of, manage, manipulate, operate, play, ply, practice, process, procure materials, promote, stock, stock up, store, use, wield, work