What does utilize mean?

Definitions for utilize
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)

ChatGPT

  1. utilize

    To utilize means to make use of something effectively or for a particular purpose. It involves taking advantage of resources or skills available in a practical or beneficial way.

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. Seth Powell:

    As we bring advanced systems online, we are thinking about how to utilize them with advanced tactical training.

  2. Benjamin Arnold:

    I believe that outsourcing in the asset management community is still in an early growth phase and that more and more managers will utilize firms like ours.

  3. Transportation Security Administration:

    If Officer Morales did not utilize her critical thinking, knowledge and quick response, perhaps we could have had a terrible outcome, in the moment Officer Morales was selfless, and her priority was to save a life. We are proud to call her one of our own.

  4. Chuck Scothon:

    With these actions, we want parents around the world to know that safety will always be a cornerstone of our mission, that we are committed to these values, and will continue to prioritize the health, safety and well-being of the infants and preschoolers who utilize our products.

  5. Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson:

    You cannot add more minutes to the day, but you can utilize each one to the fullest.

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