Synonyms of use in English:

use


See definition of use

verb

1‘she used her key to open the front door’

SYNONYMS

utilize, make use of, avail oneself of, employ, work, operate, wield, ply, apply, manoeuvre, manipulate, put to use, put into service, find a use for, resort to

2‘the court will use its discretion in making an order’

SYNONYMS

exercise, employ, apply, exert, bring into play, practise, implement, draw on

3‘use your troops well and they will not let you down’

SYNONYMS

manage, handle, treat, behave towards, act towards, conduct oneself towards, deal with

4‘he may be innocent, but his sort use people like us’

SYNONYMS

take advantage of, exploit, make use of, manipulate, take liberties with, capitalize on, profit from, trade on, milk, impose on, abuse, misuse, mistreat, maltreat, treat lightly, trifle with, play with

informal cash in on, bleed, walk all over, play someone for a sucker

5‘I'm afraid I've used up all the eggs’

SYNONYMS

consume, get through, go through, exhaust, deplete, expend, spend, waste, fritter away, squander, dissipate


noun

1‘they renounced the use of such weapons’

SYNONYMS

utilization, application, usage, employment, operation, manipulation, manoeuvring

2‘his use of other people for his own ends’

SYNONYMS

exploitation, manipulation

abuse, misuse, mistreatment, maltreatment

3‘what is the use of that?’

SYNONYMS

usefulness, advantage, benefit, service, utility, help, good, gain, avail, profit, value, worth, point, object, motive, aim, goal, purpose, sense, reason

4‘composers do not seem to have found much use for the device’

SYNONYMS

need, necessity, call, demand, occasion, purpose, reason, cause, grounds, justification, requirement, excuse