make use of


make use of
phrasal to put to use ; employ

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • make use of — ► make use of use. Main Entry: ↑use …   English terms dictionary

  • make use of — index capitalize (seize the chance), exercise (use), exert, impropriate, manipulate (utilize skillfully), ply, profit …   Law dictionary

  • make use of — phrasal : to put to use : use, employ * * * make use of 1. To use, employ 2. To take the help, etc, of (a person) in obtaining an end with no intention of repaying him or her, to exploit • • • Main Entry: ↑use * * * make use of …   Useful english dictionary

  • make use of —    to do something taboo in connection with    Thus to make use of prostitutes is not to find them chaste employment but to copulate regularly with them: to make use of drugs is not to control your hypertension under medical supervision but to… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • make use of — to use someone or something for a particular purpose, especially one that brings a benefit to you Why doesn t she make use of her singing talent? make good use of someone/something: I hope you ve made good use of your time …   English dictionary

  • make use of — use; derive benefit from …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make use of — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. use, employ, utilize; see use 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • make use — verb To use, usually productively and/or for a specific purpose. Syn: employ, exploit, take advantage of …   Wiktionary

  • make use of — benefit from. → use …   English new terms dictionary

  • make use of — idi to use, esp. effectively; employ …   From formal English to slang