Origin of usage
Examples from the Web for usage
In The Sense of Style, Steven Pinker settles a war among the scolds with a sensible approach to usage.Go Ahead, End With a Preposition: Grammar Rules We All Can Live With|Nick Romeo|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Recently, it has started to climb to a recent all-time high of 10 percent usage.Forget The Pill, IUD Is The New Queen of Birth Control|Sarah Kunst|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Four broke off Ambien usage after experiencing impaired concentration, continuing or aggravated depression, and manic reaction.
So if a device can help make a significant dent in usage, it can save a lot of watts, a lot of money, and a lot of emissions.
Nest aggregates the data collects and provides a free monthly report that allows energy geeks to track their usage.
On Good Friday the Vaudois observed the day according to the usage of their church, by fasting and humiliation.The Vaudois of Piedmont|John Napper Worsfold
The Hussars left behind a Colt-Maxim and a heliograph for our usage.My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War|Ben Viljoen.
But under Roman usage the proportion taken was not always a tenth.The English Village Community|Frederic Seebohm
The number of the grand jury is fixed by usage at not less than twelve nor more than twenty-three jurors.
So I have not waited for everything to happen and become a usage, that I have told you of in this little story.The Other Girls|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
British Dictionary definitions for usage
Word Origin for usage
Word Origin and History for usage
c.1300, "established practice, custom," from Anglo-French and Old French usage "custom, habit, experience," from us, from Latin usus "use, custom" (see use (v.)).