verb (used with object), u·ti·lized, u·ti·liz·ing.
- utility room,
- utility truck,
- utility wear,
- utility, public,
- utmost good faith,
Origin of utilize
Examples from the Web for utilize
Nor does the jet have the ability to capture high-definition video, utilize an infra-red pointer.
“If HumaneWatch helps me get where I want to go, then I want to utilize them,” she said.
Silicon chips are typically two-dimensional, Boahen explained, limiting the number of dedicated currents they can utilize.
As I was doing at the time, and still do, I utilize what I can of technology.The Gonzo Artist: Behind Ralph Steadman’s Most Famous Work|Alex Suskind|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside his slick suits, Colbert possesses every weapon and trick a comedian can utilize.Yes, Stephen Colbert Will Be Great as Host of CBS’s ‘Late Night’|Pete Dominick|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To seize and master and utilize these energies appeared a thankless job, albeit a necessary one.
Here again the Britishers show their inability to utilize the vehicle to the full of its possibilities.Europe Revised|Irvin S. Cobb
In order to utilize a current for this purpose, a high ampere flow and low voltage are required.Electricity for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
This is therefore a very good way in which to utilize small quantities of left-over fruits.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
She was delighted and came to see him more frequently, and then she brought him a hymn-book, so as to utilize his voice.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8)|Guy de Maupassant
1807, from French utiliser, from Italian utilizzare, from utile "usable," from Latin utilis "usable," from uti (see use (v.)).
Utilize is fast antiquating improve, in the sense of 'turn to account.' [Fitzedward Hall, "Modern English," 1873]