come into use


: to begin to be used by people
When did the word first come into use?

Examples of come into use in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is also where a third-party labeling system could really come into use. Kate Knibbs, WIRED, 9 Feb. 2024 Several of its runes are either ancient forms that had been discarded by the 14th century or more modern ones that had not yet come into use. Daniel T. Ksepka, Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2023 Hilary could come into use again in the eastern north Pacific Ocean in 2029. Ronald J. Hansen, The Arizona Republic, 19 Aug. 2023 Unlike the original, Mee’s version of Devine’s has electricity and fully functioning beer pumps, which didn’t come into use until around 40 years after Banshees’ 1923 setting. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Aug. 2023 The earliest these vehicles are expected to come into use is 2025. Tim Fernholz, Quartz, 15 Mar. 2023 Then, again over the past 30 years, other airliner platforms have come into use in U.S. fleets – all with wider seats in the economy cabin. Michael Boyd, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2023 However, due to lower demand in the south suburbs, 464 did not need to come into use until this year, Light said. Olivia Olander,, 21 Jan. 2022 To avoid future panics, a new thing called the Federal Reserve would come into use. Bill Kirby, ajc, 28 Mar. 2021

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“Come into use.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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