What does utilize mean?

Definitions for utilize
ˈyut lˌaɪzuti·lize

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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"

  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

Editors Contribution

  1. utilize

    To use for a specific purpose.

    They did utilize their wedding budget only for their wedding and took great joy in putting the funds into the account for it.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020  

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How to say utilize in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of utilize in a Sentence

  1. Ian Bartoszek:

    The ecological impact of removing so many adult pythons from a relatively small area of Collier County can only be positive for our native wildlife, we need to utilize all tools available and develop additional techniques to capture and remove Burmese pythons in Florida.

  2. Pat Boone:

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

  3. Rebecca Katz:

    Quarantine is a word that people respond to very strongly, but it's actually one of the strongest tools in the public health tool kit, but because it curtails civil liberties, most public health officials are very wary to utilize it.

  4. Steven Spielberg:

    I don't usually get intimidated by technology, i usually try and be at the forefront of technology, but this time I was in the wake of it. It took me a couple of weeks to get my sea legs to really realize how I could best utilize the medium of motion capture.

  5. President Obama:

    For the Syrian government to utilize chemical weapons on its people crosses a line that will change my calculus and how the United States approaches these issues.

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