HyperDic: utilize

English > 2 senses of the word utilize:
VERBconsumptionutilize, use, utilise, apply, employput into service
changeutilizeconvert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)
utilize > pronunciation
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > utilize: 2 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaningput into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
ModelThey utilize the animals
Example "How do you utilize this tool?"
Synonymsuse, utilise, apply, employ
Cause toapply, hold, go forBe pertinent or relevant or applicable
Narroweraddressaddress or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
availUse to one's advantage
cannibalize, cannibaliseUse parts of something to repair something else
enjoyHave benefit from
exert, exerciseput to use
exploit, workUse or manipulate to one's advantage
exploit, tapDraw from
fall back, resort, recurHave recourse to
give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devoteGive entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
implementapply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design
misapply, misuseapply to a wrong thing or person
overuse, overdrivemake use of too often or too extensively
playemploy in a game / game or in a specific position
playUse or move
plyUse diligently
pull out all the stopsUse all resources available
put, assignAttribute or give
recycle, reprocess, reuseUse again after processing
shareUse jointly or in common
strain, extendUse to the utmost
taketravel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route
wasteUse inefficiently or inappropriately
work, put to workCause to work
Similar topractice, apply, useavail oneself to
Spanishaplicar, aprovechar, emplear, esgrimir, usar, utilizar
Catalanaplicar, emprar, esgrimir, fer servir, usar, utilitzar
Adjectivesutilizablecapable of being put to a profitable or practical use
Nounsutilitythe quality of being of practical use
utilizationthe act of using
utilizersomeone who puts to good use
English > utilize: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningconvert (from an investment trust to a unit trust) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderchange, exchange, commute, convertExchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category

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