Origin of usage
Synonyms for usage
Related Words for usagemanagement, control, currency, operation, regime, use, acceptance, regulation, treatment, way, convention, formula, method, form, routine, practice, running, habitude, tradition, wont
Examples from the Web for usage
Contemporary Examples of 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
November 3, 2014
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
May 30, 2014
Four broke off Ambien usage after experiencing impaired concentration, continuing or aggravated depression, and manic reaction.Is the ‘Ambien Defense’ Total Bullsh*t?
April 15, 2014
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.
Historical Examples of usage
This usage, cousin Clary, was not till all other means were tried with you.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
That is a name for our habitation, which has since grown up into usage.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
Language has many varieties of usage: grammar tries to reduce them to a single one.Cratylus
In conformity with Oriental usage, the congregation was divided according to the sexes.Byeways in Palestine
What was the origin and significance of the usage to which allusion is here made?
Word Origin 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.)).