What does usage mean?

Definitions for usage
ˈyu sɪdʒ, -zɪdʒus·age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise(noun)

    the act of using

    "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"

  2. custom, usage, usance(noun)

    accepted or habitual practice

  3. usage(noun)

    the customary manner in which a language (or a form of a language) is spoken or written

    "English usage"; "a usage borrowed from French"

Wiktionary

  1. usage(Noun)

    The manner or the amount of using; use

    Etymology: From and usage.

  2. usage(Noun)

    Habit or accepted practice

    Etymology: From and usage.

  3. usage(Noun)

    The ways and contexts in which spoken and written words are used, determined by a lexicographer's intuition or from corpus analysis.

    Etymology: From and usage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Usage(noun)

    the act of using; mode of using or treating; treatment; conduct with respect to a person or a thing; as, good usage; ill usage; hard usage

  2. Usage(noun)

    manners; conduct; behavior

  3. Usage(noun)

    long-continued practice; customary mode of procedure; custom; habitual use; method

  4. Usage(noun)

    customary use or employment, as of a word or phrase in a particular sense or signification

  5. Usage(noun)

    experience

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Usage

    ū′zāj, n. act or mode of using: treatment: practice: custom.—ns. U′sager, one of the non-jurors who maintained 'the usages'—mixed chalices, oblation in prayer of consecration, and prayer for the dead. [Fr.,—Low L.,—L. usus.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. usage

    The consecration in time of something that was originally absurd.

Editors Contribution

  1. usage

    An amount of use.

    The water usage was recorded.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'usage' in Nouns Frequency: #2533

Anagrams for usage »

  1. agues, gause

How to pronounce usage?

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How to say usage in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of usage in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of usage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of usage in a Sentence

  1. Peter Antall:

    This has created an enormous increase in our volume and the demand just keeps climbing, nationally, usage of our platform is up over 400 percent and is even greater in certain geographies where infections are surging. In these areas, we have seen has usage surge by 650 percent or more in mere days.

  2. Michael Underhill:

    Precision leads to efficiency, efficiency leads to decreased usage, decreased usage leads to decreased margins or margin compression, and that will lead to companies getting leaner and meaner.

  3. Ashley Gould:

    We need to understand this more, because no usage of our product by youth is acceptable to us, i can tell Ashley Gould certainly though, it was not designed to look like a USB device. It was not designed to be hid by kids.

  4. United Monroe founders:

    This is because the voters of Kiryas Joel cannot be overcome today and are growing rapidly. Not separating now means giving Kiryas Joel the ability to control our town board, our zoning, our planning, and will mean high-density housing throughout Monroe. they want an urban lifestyle, high-rises, high usage of water.

  5. Jeffrey Kightlinger:

    What we're really trying to do is get a change in people's hearts and minds, we really want people to shift how they think about outdoor water usage, their garden and their lifestyle in Southern California.

Images & Illustrations of usage

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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Translations for usage

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Brauch, Gebrauch, Verwendung, Benutzung, AnwendungGerman
  • کاربرد, استفاده ازPersian
  • käytäntö, puhetapa, käsittely, kielenkäyttö, käyttöFinnish
  • coutume, usageFrench
  • szokás, gyakorlat, használat, szóhasználatHungarian
  • 使い方, 用法, 習慣Japanese
  • വിനിയോഗംMalayalam
  • anvendelse, bruk, bruksområdeNorwegian
  • uso, empregoPortuguese
  • использование, применение, обычай, традиция, употребление, обращение, обыкновение, привычкаRussian
  • विनियोगःSanskrit
  • 用法Chinese

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