Definition of come into use
- When did the word first come into use?
: the act or practice of employing something : employment, application
: the fact or state of being used
: a method or manner of employing or applying something
: accustom, habituate
: to put into action or service : avail oneself of : employ
: to consume or take (liquor, drugs, etc.) regularly
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