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uses

verb
present tense third-person singular of use

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to put into action or service
  • I will need to use the large hammer for this project

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2 to behave toward in a stated way
  • the factory workers were underpaid and poorly used by their employers

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3 to take unfair advantage of
  • I was paying for everything on our little outing, and I was starting to feel like I was being used

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uses

noun
plural of use

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1 the act or practice of employing something for a particular purpose
  • the use of boom boxes is strictly prohibited in the park

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“Uses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/uses. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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