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Related to utilising: antagonise, To cut off, brought out, misattributed

u·til·ize

 (yo͞ot′l-īz′)
tr.v. u·til·ized, u·til·iz·ing, u·til·iz·es
To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of: an approach to the problem that utilizes the latest research; how plants utilize nutrients to produce seeds.

[French utiliser, from Italian utilizzare, from utile, useful, from Latin ūtilis, from ūtī, to use.]

u′til·iz′a·ble adj.
u′til·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
u′til·iz′er n.

utilize

(ˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz) or

utilise

vb
(tr) to make practical or worthwhile use of
ˈutiˌlizable, ˈutiˌlisable adj
ˌutiliˈzation, ˌutiliˈsation n
ˈutiˌlizer, ˈutiˌliser n

u•ti•lize

(ˈyut lˌaɪz)

v.t. -lized, -liz•ing.
to put to use; turn to profitable or practical account.
[1800–10; < French utiliser, derivative of utile useful]
u`ti•li•za′tion, n.
u′ti•liz`er, n.
syn: See use.

utilize


Past participle: utilized
Gerund: utilizing

Imperative
utilize
utilize
Present
I utilize
you utilize
he/she/it utilizes
we utilize
you utilize
they utilize
Preterite
I utilized
you utilized
he/she/it utilized
we utilized
you utilized
they utilized
Present Continuous
I am utilizing
you are utilizing
he/she/it is utilizing
we are utilizing
you are utilizing
they are utilizing
Present Perfect
I have utilized
you have utilized
he/she/it has utilized
we have utilized
you have utilized
they have utilized
Past Continuous
I was utilizing
you were utilizing
he/she/it was utilizing
we were utilizing
you were utilizing
they were utilizing
Past Perfect
I had utilized
you had utilized
he/she/it had utilized
we had utilized
you had utilized
they had utilized
Future
I will utilize
you will utilize
he/she/it will utilize
we will utilize
you will utilize
they will utilize
Future Perfect
I will have utilized
you will have utilized
he/she/it will have utilized
we will have utilized
you will have utilized
they will have utilized
Future Continuous
I will be utilizing
you will be utilizing
he/she/it will be utilizing
we will be utilizing
you will be utilizing
they will be utilizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been utilizing
you have been utilizing
he/she/it has been utilizing
we have been utilizing
you have been utilizing
they have been utilizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been utilizing
you will have been utilizing
he/she/it will have been utilizing
we will have been utilizing
you will have been utilizing
they will have been utilizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been utilizing
you had been utilizing
he/she/it had been utilizing
we had been utilizing
you had been utilizing
they had been utilizing
Conditional
I would utilize
you would utilize
he/she/it would utilize
we would utilize
you would utilize
they would utilize
Past Conditional
I would have utilized
you would have utilized
he/she/it would have utilized
we would have utilized
you would have utilized
they would have utilized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.utilize - put into serviceutilize - put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
dedicate, devote, commit, consecrate, give - give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
play - employ in a game or in a specific position; "They played him on first base"
play - use or move; "I had to play my queen"
pull out all the stops - use all resources available; "The organizers pulled out all the stops for the centennial meeting"
put, assign - attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"
ply - use diligently; "ply your wits!"
address - address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
waste - use inefficiently or inappropriately; "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
misapply, misuse - apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly; "The words are misapplied in this context"; "You are misapplying the name of this religious group"
avail - use to one's advantage; "He availed himself of the available resources"
overuse, overdrive - make use of too often or too extensively
cannibalise, cannibalize - use parts of something to repair something else
reprocess, reuse, recycle - use again after processing; "We must recycle the cardboard boxes"
exploit, work - use or manipulate to one's advantage; "He exploit the new taxation system"; "She knows how to work the system"; "he works his parents for sympathy"
exploit, tap - draw from; make good use of; "we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"
strain, extend - use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity; "He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro"; "Don't strain your mind too much"
exercise, exert - put to use; "exert one's power or influence"
enjoy - have benefit from; "enjoy privileges"
take - travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route; "He takes the bus to work"; "She takes Route 1 to Newark"
share - use jointly or in common
put to work, work - cause to work; "he is working his servants hard"
implement - apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design; "implement a procedure"
practice, use, apply - avail oneself to; "apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance"
resort, recur, fall back - have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat"
2.utilize - convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)
exchange, convert, commute, change - exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"

utilize

utilize

verb
Translations
použít
anvende
hasznosít
nÿta, nota
izlietot
kullanmakyararlanmak

utilize

[ˈjuːtɪlaɪz] VTutilizar, aprovecharse de

utilize

[ˈjuːtɪlaɪz] utilise (British) vt [+ technique, object] → utiliser; [+ skills, resources] → exploiter

utilize

vtverwenden; situation, time(be)nutzen; (= take advantage of) opportunity, talentnutzen; (= make sth new) wastepaper, old wool etcverwerten

utilize

[ˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz] vt (frm) (facilities, resources) → utilizzare; (talent, opportunity) → sfruttare

utilize,

utilise

(ˈjuːtilaiz) verb
to find a useful purpose for (something). The extra money is being utilized to buy books for the school library.
ˌutiliˈzation, ˌutiliˈsation noun

utilize

vt utilizar