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3 Translation results for use in Spanish

noun | verb | verbo

use noun

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uso, empleo, utilización; utilidad

Example sentences of
use noun

  • Two players were suspended for illegal drug use.
  • Doctors have found a new use for the drug.
  • According to the dictionary, the word has two uses.

Detailed synonyms for use noun

Use, usefulness, utility significan una capacidad para servir un fin o propósito.
  • Use indica poco más que la idoneidad para ser empleado para un propósito dado <she hated to throw away anything that might have some use>.
  • Usefulness se emplea primordialmente con referencia a cosas definidas y concretas que sirven, o son capaces de servir, un propósito práctico <demonstrated the method's usefulness>.
    antonyms: uselessness
  • Utility puede diferir de usefulness, sobre todo en su uso técnico, mediante la indicación de una propiedad medible o de una propiedad que puede verse como una abstracción <the table was beautiful but lacked utility>.

use verb

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used, has used, is using, uses
emplear, usar; soler, acostumbrar; consumir, tomar (drogas, etc.); utilizar; tratar

Example sentences of
use verb

  • I need to use the phone when you're done.
  • The machine is easy to use.
  • After the accident, she could no longer use her legs.
  • We use only organic fertilizers on our farm.
  • They make paper using traditional Japanese methods.
  • He used his time there well.
  • Which accountant do you use?
  • a new kind of light bulb that uses very little electricity
  • Did you use all the eggs?
  • Who used the last match?

Detailed synonyms for use verb

Use, employ, utilize, apply, exercise significan poner al servicio de algo, particularmente para alcanzar un fin o para dar un valor práctico.
  • Use indica el aprovechar una cosa como un medio o un instrumento hacia un fin <used a small tool for the task>.
  • Employ connota el usar una persona o cosa que está disponible pero desocupada o inactiva, y el ponerla a trabajar o a realizar alguna acción provechosa <employed better techniques>.
  • Utilize puede connotar el descubrimiento de un uso nuevo, provechoso o práctico para alguna cosa que podría haberse pasado por alto o desechado <the mill managed to utilize every part of the plant>.
  • Apply recalca el poner una cosa en contacto o en relación con otra de tal manera que demuestra su utilidad o adquiere un valor práctico <a job that let her apply all her professional knowledge>.
  • Exercise connota usar o ejercer <exercised her influence on her brother's behalf>.

usar verbo

to use, to make use of; to consume, to use (up); to wear

Phrasal verbs for use

  • use up - agotar, consumir, gastar

Related phrases for use

Reverse translation for use

uso  - use, wear, custom, usage, habit 
empleo  - employment, occupation, job, use, usage 
utilización  - utilization, use 
utilidad  - utility, usefulness 
emplear  - to employ, to use 
usar  - to use, to make use of, to consume, to use (up), to wear 
soler  - to be in the habit of, to tend to 
acostumbrar  - to accustom, to be accustomed, to be in the habit 
consumir  - to consume 
tomar  (drogas, etc.) - to drink (alcohol), to take, to drink, to capture, to seize 
utilizar  - to use, to utilize 
tratar  - to treat, to handle 
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