What is the meaning of utilize?

verb

  • Put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.
    • usage: "use your head"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
  • Convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust. ).
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APAWordNet. (2010). utilize. Retrieved October 18, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/utilize/definitions/1318675
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "utilize" http://smartdefine.org/utilize/definitions/1318675 (accessed October 18, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, utilize, Smart Define, viewed 18 October, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/utilize/definitions/1318675>.
MLAWordNet. "utilize" 23 October 2010. Web. 18 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/utilize/definitions/1318675>
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