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use, manipulation
n. exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
use, habit
n. (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits"; "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it"
use
n. a particular service; "he put his knowledge to good use"; "patrons have their uses"
use
n. a particular service; "he put his knowledge to good use"; "patrons have their uses"
enjoyment, use
n. (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
use of goods and services, usance, economic consumption, use, consumption
n. (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
Use
n. [the act of employing for a certain purpose]
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expend, use
v. use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
utilise, employ, apply, utilize, use
v. 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"
habituate, use
v. take or consume (regularly or habitually); "She uses drugs rarely"
use, apply, practice
v. avail oneself to; "apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance"
use
v. habitually do something (use only in the past tense); "She used to call her mother every week but now she calls only occasionally"; "I used to get sick when I ate in that dining hall"; "They used to vacation in the Bahamas"
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point
n. a distinguishing or individuating characteristic; "he knows my bad points as well as my good points"
service, help, avail
n. a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
principle, rationale
n. (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature); "the rationale for capital punishment"; "the principles of internal-combustion engines"
amusement
n. a feeling of delight at being entertained
maximise, maximize
v. make the most of; "He maximized his role"
undertake, contract
v. enter into a contractual arrangement
place, send, post, station
v. assign to a station
play out, run down, tire, sap, exhaust
v. deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"
dissipate
v. live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
operate, lock, mesh, engage
v. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
enlist, engage
v. hire for work or assistance; "engage aid, help, services, or support"
cash in on
v. take advantage of or capitalize on
exploit, overwork
v. work excessively hard; "he is exploiting the students"
lease, charter, hire, rent
v. hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
enrol, recruit, enter, inscribe, enroll
v. register formally as a participant or member; "The party recruited many new members"
commission
v. put into commission; equip for service; of ships
short-change, gip, nobble, goldbrick, con, hornswoggle, gyp, mulct, scam, defraud, bunco, diddle, rook, swindle, victimize
v. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
victimise, victimize
v. make a victim of; "I was victimized by this con-man"
set up, frame, entrap, ensnare
v. take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"
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hurt, suffering
n. feelings of mental or physical pain
conserve
v. preserve with sugar; "Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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