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EN[juːs]
US US
Futilisation WUsage
  • L'usage désigne :
  • l'action, le fait de se servir ponctuellement de quelque chose ;
  • les règles usuelles et communément répandues de se servir de cette chose.
  • Cette page se rapporte essentiellement à cette seconde signification.
  • NomPLuses
    1. The act of using.
      1. In his submission to the UN, [Christof] Heyns points to the experience of drones. Unmanned aerial vehicles were intended initially only for surveillance, and their use for offensive purposes was prohibited, yet once strategists realised their perceived advantages as a means of carrying out targeted killings, all objections were swept out of the way.
    2. NU (followed by "of") Usefulness, benefit.
      1. What's the use of a law that nobody follows? ‎
    3. A function; a purpose for which something may be employed.
      1. The use of algorithms in policing is one example of their increasing influence on our lives. And, as their ubiquity spreads, so too does the debate around whether we should allow ourselves to become so reliant on them – and who, if anyone, is policing their use.
    4. Occasion or need to employ; necessity.
      1. I have no further use for these textbooks.
    5. OBS (rare) Interest for lent money; premium paid for the use of something; usury.
      1. (archaic) Continued or repeated practice; usage; habit.
        1. OBS Common occurrence; ordinary experience.
          1. (religion) The special form of ritual adopted for use in any diocese.
            1. the Sarum, or Canterbury, use; the Hereford use; the York use; the Roman use; etc.
          2. (forging) A slab of iron welded to the side of a forging, such as a shaft, near the end, and afterward drawn down, by hammering, so as to lengthen the forging.
          3. VerbeSGusesPRusingPT, PPused
            1. To accustom; to habituate.
              1. soldiers who are used to hardships and danger
            2. VT To employ; to apply; to utilize.
              1. Use this knife to slice the bread. ‎
              2. We can use this mathematical formula to solve the problem. ‎
            3. VT (often with “up”) To exhaust the supply of; to consume by employing.
              1. We should use up most of the fuel. ‎
            4. VT To exploit.
              1. You never cared about me; you just used me! ‎
            5. (dated) To behave toward; to act with regard to; to treat.
              1. to use an animal cruelly
            6. VI (now rare, literary) To habitually do; to be wont to do.
              1. to use diligence in business
            7. VI (past tense with infinitive) To habitually do. See used to.
              1. I used to get things done. ‎
          4. Plus d'exemples
            1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
              • Quotation 1603-06: "Whose horrid image doth unfix my hair and make my seated heart knock at my ribs against the use of nature?" — Macbeth: Ac.1 Sc3, Wm. Shakespeare.
              • This device uses a micropump to propel the medication into the GI tract.
              • In the television commercial, the Snuggie is featured mostly indoors, with owners using the besleeved blanket to sip tea while curled up on the couch.
            2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
              • Using cocommutativity of the Hopf algebra of symmetric functions, certain skew Schur functions are proved to be equal.
              • Using some tweezers, he worked the bee sting out of his hand.
              • Using the recently developed method of nasosorption with synthetic adsorptive matrices (SAM), a series of samples were taken.
            3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
              • The pitchfork remains one of the hand tools that no invention can ever wholly replace, and I suppose that unborn generations of men will grow hornyhanded and weary in its use.
              • For cells and cellular components, available cross-species resources such as the Cell Ontology (CL) [ 46 ] and the Gene Ontology Cellular Component subontology (CO-CC) are used.
              • We've been told by Whosers that have been to the tapings (such as Ashley!) that they tape more than an hour to get the 22 minutes or so that they actually use.

          Meaning of use for the defined word.

          Grammaticalement, ce mot "use" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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            1. Noms
              • Noms Dénombrable
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Noms Indénombrable
                • Verbes
                  • Verbes intransitifs
                    • Verbes transitifs
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