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Utilise

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb utilise:

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The word utilise and its family (utilisation, utilised, utilises, utilising, utiliser, utilisers, utility, utilities) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

Definition of the verb utilise

What does utilise mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: utilised | utilising | utilises

  1. put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

Alternative definition of the verb utilise

verb

  1. To make useful, to find a practical use for.
  2. To make [l, en, use] of; to use.
  3. To make best use of; to use to its fullest extent, potential, or ability.
  4. To make do with; to use in manner different from that originally intended

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Utilise

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Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

offset Makeup item—eyeliner, rouge, mascara, lipstick, blusher Make up one's mind—decide, make a decision Make uptodate—modernise Make up your mind —decide Make use of—employ, exploit, utilise Make use of an opportunity—cash ...

Google previewRaupo Pocket Dictionary Of Modern Maori (2009)

by P M Ryan

Amerika ki te Tokerau use (utilise) whakamahi(-a), tango(-hia), whakarite(- a) use up whakapau, waiho mō ngā meatanga used to (accustomed) waia, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects: T-Z and index (1999)

by S. Gangolli

The bacteria were able to utilise it as the sole nitrogen source (1). Pseudomonas stutzeri was able to utilise uracil as sole source of nitrogen (2). Uracil is catabolised in Burkholderia cepacia ATTC 25416 via a reductive pathway. The first ...

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA OF INTERNATIONAL AVIATION LAW (2013)

RECUEIL DES TEXTES DE LOIS RELATIFS A by PHILIP FORSANG; SERGE-DELORS NDIKUM

NIVEAU PRONONC- TION UTILISE UN DIALECTE OU UN AC- CENT INTELIGIBLE POUR LA COMMU- NAUTE AERONAU- TIQUE STRUCTURE LES STRUC- TURES GRAMMATICALES ET PHRAS- TIQUES APPLICABLES SONT DETER- ...

Google previewThe Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (2009)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

Other researchers have argued that in order to ease the problem of segmenting continuous speech into words the lexical access process may utilise units of representation that are larger than the phoneme. Mehler et al. (1981) proposed that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tourism (2002)

by Jafar Jafari

Project-based learning allows students to utilise various forms of the scientific method to gain insights into tourism. Distance education formats have traditionally involved print media, but increasingly utilise electronic technology to bring the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-East India: Meghalaya (2001)

by Hamlet Bareh

The Hajongs utilise the services ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1891)

by Sir George Watt

are annually planted with a view to utilise both seed and fibre, and both are utilised to the fullest extent with much profit to the planter. The quantity of seed ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Linum to Oyster (1891)

by Sir George Watt

are annually planted with a view to utilise both seed and fibre, and both are utilised to the fullest extent with much profit to the planter. The quantity of seed ...

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Scrabble value of U1T1I1L1I1S1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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