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  1. make use of

    In general terms it may be said that to employ is to devote to one's purpose, to use is to render subservient to one's purpose; what is used is viewed as more absolutely an instrument than what is employed; a merchant employs a clerk; he uses pen and paper; as a rule, use is not said of persons, except in a degrading sense; as, the conspirators used him as a go-between. Hence the expression common in some religious circles "that God would use me" is not to be commended; it has also the fault of representing the human worker as absolutely a passive and helpless instrument; the phrase is altogether unscriptural; the Scripture says, "We are laborers together with (co-workers with) God." That which is used is often consumed in the using, or in familiar phrase used up; as, we used twenty tons of coal last winter; in such cases we could not substitute employ. A person may be employed in his own work or in that of another; in the latter case the service is always understood to be for pay. In this connection employ is a word of more dignity than hire; a general is employed in his country's service; a mercenary adventurer is hired to fight a tyrant's battles. It is unsuitable, according to present usage, to speak of hiring a pastor; the Scripture, indeed, says of the preacher, "The laborer is worthy of his hire;" but this sense is archaic, and hire now implies that the one hired works directly and primarily for the pay, as expressed in the noun "hireling;" a Pastor is properly said to be called, or when the business side of the transaction is referred to, engaged, or possibly employed, at a certain salary.

    Synonyms:
    call, employ, engage, engross, hire, use, use up

    Preposition:
    Employ in, on, upon, or about a work, business, etc.; for a purpose; at a stipulated salary.

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#61use
#374call
#2197hire
#6220engage
#9099employ
#233923engross

How to use make use of in a sentence?

  1. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera:

    Absolutely this is a tool that( smugglers) utilize but at the same time, these kinds of networks operate through trust, they make use of these websites to advertise their products... It's just an additional tool that these networks operate through trust.

  2. Rodger Novak:

    CRISPR technology is very simple. That's the beauty of it. It has taken off rapidly in the academic environment because it works, it's reliable, it's cheap and you don't need a lot of knowledge to make use of it.

  3. Jeffrey Sedlik:

    The fact that a person is pictured in a photograph does not give that person any measure of ownership in the copyright of the photograph, nor any right to make use of the photograph.

  4. Lauri Saft:

    When a company wants to join The Ecosystem, a developer or executive at a company looks for ways to make use of our cognitive technology, approaches us, and then a member of our team sees how to use their specific case, bring it to the ‘ build cycle ’ to make it a reality, and then eventually take their product into the market.

  5. Tomoyuki Suzuki:

    We want to be inside a variety of customers, when it comes to semiconductors, if you can't make use of capacity you quickly end up with a loss. So if you want to avoid that volatility the important thing is to have a good balance with several customers.


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