What does the word utilize mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Utilization.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To make useful.

Usage examples for utilize

  1. I have tried to do good in this world, and it is marvelous in how many different ways I have done good, and it is comfortable to reflect- now, there's Mr. Rogers- just out of the affection I bear that man many a time I have given him points in finance that he had never thought of- and if he could lay aside envy, prejudice, and superstition, and utilize those ideas in his business, it would make a difference in his bank- account. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009