Noun Definition


1.Definition: (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing

Related Noun(s):consumption, usance

Category: General

2.Definition: (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property

"We were given the use of his boat"

Related Noun(s):enjoyment

Category: General

3.Definition: (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition

"Owls have nocturnal habits", "She had a habit twirling the ends of her hair", "Long use had hardened him to it"

Related Noun(s):habit

Category: General

4.Definition: a particular service

"He put his knowledge to good use", "Patrons have their uses"

Category: General

5.Definition: exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage

Related Noun(s):manipulation

Category: General

6.Definition: the act of using

"He warned against the use of narcotic drugs", "Skilled in the utilization of computers"

Related Noun(s):employment, exercise, usage, utilisation, utilization

Category: General

7.Definition: what something is used for

"The function of an auger is to bore holes", "Ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"

Related Noun(s):function, purpose, role

Category: General