what's the use

Definition of what's the use

  1. —used to say that that it would not be useful to do something “You should talk to her.” “What's the use? She's not going to change her mind.” ; often + of What's the use of trying? It won't help.

Word by Word Definitions

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

  1. :  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

  1. :  accustom, habituate

    :  to put into action or service :  avail oneself of :  employ

    :  to consume or take (as liquor or drugs) regularly


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