“Assad must be very happy by now,” an activist in Damascus, who USES the pseudonym Lena, says.
A sexy “lobbyist” named Destiny, who Nicholson USES to seduce politicians on Capitol Hill, attempts to bed Senator Tanner.
Egyptian artist Ghada Amer USES thread and watercolors to create subtly graphic paintings from a traditionally female craft.
"We had Aaron Sorkin's language—he USES words beautifully," says Michael de Luca, one of the the film's producers.
Amazon is like Wal-Mart: It USES low prices to lure in shoppers and compete with other retailers.
There is, of course, the highest use of all; but it has nowadays many other USES.
In both his letters he USES it as an epithet for diverse things.
Paul USES some rather doughy arguments on the subject of the resurrection.
She knew all about the telegraph, and the USES to which it was put in the detection and arrest of rogues.
Steam had been invented before, but it was increased in its USES, and electricity was made the tool of man.
mid-13c., from Old French user "use, employ, practice," from Vulgar Latin *usare "use," frequentative form of past participle stem of Latin uti "to use," in Old Latin oeti "use, employ, exercise, perform," of unknown origin. Related: Used; using. Replaced Old English brucan (see brook (v.)).
early 13c., from Old French us, from Latin usus "use, custom, skill, habit," from past participle stem of uti (see use (v.)).
To use narcotics; take a dose or injection of a narcotic: I used this morning and I'm still nice (1950s+ Narcotics)