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ˈyut lˌaɪzuti·lize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. use, utilize, utilise, apply, employverb

    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. utilizeverb

    convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Utilizeverb

    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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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. Peter Altmaier:

    The time is ripe for hydrogen and the necessary technologies, we will have to tap into its potential to create value, to secure jobs and to explore and utilize that for climate protection.

  2. Preston Wells Griffith:

    All energy sources are important, and The United States will be utilized unapologetically, the important piece is to utilize them in the most cleanly and efficient way, and that's something I think all countries are committed to.

  3. Nick Zakrasek:

    Any provider - from individual employers to job listing platforms - can utilize this feature in search, and many of them have seen a significant increase in the number of job applications they receive, by improving the search experience for jobs, we're able to deliver more traffic to sites across the web and support a healthy job search ecosystem.

  4. Sylvester Turner:

    I just want to be very clear. We will find you, we're going to utilize every resource available to find you.

  5. Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood:

    Its another tool in the toolbox, at the end of the day, my job as the sheriff is to protect my deputies and my community. And, if these drones can give us this extra level of protection, Im all for it and were going to utilize it in a legal, safe, responsible manner.

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    a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
    • A. peccadillo
    • B. lumberman
    • C. crate
    • D. hunch

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