HyperDic: usance

English > 3 senses of the word usance:
NOUNtimeusancethe period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)
processusance, consumption, economic consumption, use, use of goods and services(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
actusance, custom, usageaccepted or habitual practice
English > usance: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange).
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
English > usance: 3 senses > noun 2, process
Meaning(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing.
Synonymsconsumption, economic consumption, use, use of goods and services
Categoryeconomics, economic science, political economyThe branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
Narrowerconspicuous consumptionbuying expensive services and products in order to flaunt your wealth
BroaderdemandThe ability and desire to purchase goods and services
Spanishconsumo
Catalanconsum
English > usance: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningaccepted or habitual practice.
Synonymscustom, usage
NarrowerAmericanismA custom that is peculiar to the United States or its citizens
Anglicism, BritishismA custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens
GermanismA custom that is peculiar to Germany or its citizens
consuetudeA custom or usage that has acquired the force of law
couvadeA custom among some peoples whereby the husband of a pregnant wife is put to bed at the time of bearing the child
habit, use(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation
hijabThe custom in some Islamic societies of women dressing modestly outside the home / home
ritual, riteAny customary observance or practice
Broaderpractice, patternA customary way / way of operation or behavior
survivalSomething that survives
Spanishcostumbre, hábito, usanza, uso
Catalancostum, usatge, ús
Verbsuseavail oneself to

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