What does utilize mean?

Definitions for utilizeˈyut lˌaɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word utilize.

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"

  2. utilize(verb)

    convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utilize(verb)

    to make useful; to turn to profitable account or use; to make use of; as, to utilize the whole power of a machine; to utilize one's opportunities


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of utilize in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of utilize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour:

    I will utilize all my energies to follow our late Mullah Mohammad Omar and his mission.

  2. Justice Calo Reign:

    There would be no energy crisis if man knew how to effectively utilize the power inside of women!

  3. Pat Boone:

    This happens all the time, they try to utilize my good image to skewer people of faith. They portray us as dunces.

  4. Michael Springborn:

    This suggests that efforts to utilize social distancing to mitigate disease spread may have a limited window of efficacy.

  5. Edward Jauch:

    People on the [autism] spectrum utilize the health care system more often. They disproportionately are using our services.

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