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1. use

verb. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.

Synonyms

  • implement
  • overuse
  • assign
  • give
  • utilize
  • pull out all the stops
  • recycle
  • reuse
  • waste
  • exploit
  • dedicate
  • apply
  • address
  • recur
  • cannibalize
  • misapply
  • avail
  • work
  • extend
  • cannibalise
  • fall back
  • enjoy
  • consecrate
  • put
  • share
  • put to work
  • utilise
  • hold
  • devote
  • reprocess
  • employ
  • play
  • go for
  • strain
  • commit
  • practice
  • ply
  • exercise
  • resort
  • exert
  • overdrive
  • misuse
  • take

Antonyms

  • defy
  • go
  • skew
  • tactlessness

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Use Up

  • closeup
  • strupp
  • trupp
  • stupp
  • schrupp
  • schlup
  • lay-up
  • krupp
  • grupp
  • yup
  • sup
  • shupp
  • schupp
  • ruppe
  • rupp
  • pup
  • knupp
  • hupp
  • cupp
  • cup
  • chupp
  • bupp
  • upp

2. use

noun. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] the act of using.

Synonyms

  • application
  • utilisation
  • practice
  • play
  • utilization
  • usage
  • practical application
  • activity
  • abuse
  • recycling
  • misuse
  • employment
  • exercise
  • development

Antonyms

  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. use

noun. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] what something is used for.

Synonyms

  • raison d'etre
  • functional
  • purpose
  • nonfunctional
  • function
  • role
  • utility

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • disinherit

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. use

verb. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] take or consume (regularly or habitually).

Synonyms

  • take
  • have
  • tope
  • board
  • take in
  • consume
  • habituate
  • drink

Antonyms

  • assemble
  • studio
  • idle
  • fail

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. use

verb. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] use up, consume fully.

Synonyms

  • spare
  • squander
  • abuse
  • run through
  • blow
  • eat up
  • occupy
  • pervert
  • eat
  • wipe out
  • take
  • exhaust
  • use up
  • misuse
  • consume
  • deplete
  • expend

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • providence
  • hospitable
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. use

noun. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] a particular service.

Synonyms

  • utility

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • explode

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. use

noun. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition.

Synonyms

  • ritual
  • habit
  • usage
  • second nature
  • usance
  • custom

Antonyms

  • forfeit
  • deny
  • withdraw
  • take

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • risen
  • upfield
  • ahead
  • in the lead
  • dormie
  • heavenward
  • sprouted
  • aweigh
  • ascending
  • upward
  • dormy
  • upbound
  • high

Antonyms

  • down
  • low
  • fragrant
  • sober

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. up

verb. ['ˈʌp'] raise.

Antonyms

  • low spirits

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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