verb (used with object), u·ti·lized, u·ti·liz·ing.
Examples from the Web for utilization
We found a statistically significant increase in utilization (both extensive and total) only for heart disease.
Utilization went up, out-of-pocket expenditure went down, and the freqency of depression diagnoses was lower.
We also have huge regional swings in the utilization of various procedures and services that bear no relation to outcomes.
Surely the country was not so crowded with people as to demand the utilization of so barren a region.Canyons of the Colorado|J. W. Powell
The control of children is sometimes secured through the utilization of the instinct of fear.How to Teach|George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
Sublimation: The act of freeing sex-energy from definitely sexual aims; utilization of sex-energy for nonsexual ends.Outwitting Our Nerves|Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
We are glad to see that each year more and more attention is being paid to the utilization, as it were, of the games of infancy.The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys
The profits of modern business come largely from the utilization of force or products formerly wasted.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler