Definition - use

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use
  1. use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
  2. put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose;
  3. take or consume (regularly or habitually);
  4. habitually do something (use only in the past tense);
  5. avail oneself to;
  6. seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage;
  7. exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
  8. (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"
  9. the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
  10. what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is

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