What does utilise mean?

Definitions for utilise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ(verb)

    put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

    "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"


  1. utilise(Verb)

    To make useful, to find a practical use for.

  2. utilise(Verb)

    To make use of; to use.

  3. utilise(Verb)

    To make best use of; to use to its fullest extent, potential, or ability.

  4. utilise(Verb)

    To make do with; to use in manner different from that originally intended

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Utilise

    ū′ti-līz, v.t. to make useful: to put to profitable use.—adj. U′tilīsable.—ns. Utilisā′tion; U′tiliser; Util′ity, usefulness: profit: a useful thing; Util′ity-man, an actor of one of the least important parts in a play. [Fr. utiliser—L. uti.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of utilise in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of utilise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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