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I just think that we're capable of so much more; we don't utilize all our capacity like we should.
Marcus Allen

Meaning of "utilize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UTILIZE

utilize  [ˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UTILIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Utilize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb utilize in English.

WHAT DOES UTILIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of utilize in the English dictionary

The definition of utilize in the dictionary is to make practical or worthwhile use of.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO UTILIZE

PRESENT

Present
I utilize
you utilize
he/she/it utilizes
we utilize
you utilize
they utilize
Present continuous
I am utilizing
you are utilizing
he/she/it is utilizing
we are utilizing
you are utilizing
they are utilizing
Present perfect
I have utilized
you have utilized
he/she/it has utilized
we have utilized
you have utilized
they have utilized
Present perfect continuous
I have been utilizing
you have been utilizing
he/she/it has been utilizing
we have been utilizing
you have been utilizing
they have been utilizing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I utilized
you utilized
he/she/it utilized
we utilized
you utilized
they utilized
Past continuous
I was utilizing
you were utilizing
he/she/it was utilizing
we were utilizing
you were utilizing
they were utilizing
Past perfect
I had utilized
you had utilized
he/she/it had utilized
we had utilized
you had utilized
they had utilized
Past perfect continuous
I had been utilizing
you had been utilizing
he/she/it had been utilizing
we had been utilizing
you had been utilizing
they had been utilizing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will utilize
you will utilize
he/she/it will utilize
we will utilize
you will utilize
they will utilize
Future continuous
I will be utilizing
you will be utilizing
he/she/it will be utilizing
we will be utilizing
you will be utilizing
they will be utilizing
Future perfect
I will have utilized
you will have utilized
he/she/it will have utilized
we will have utilized
you will have utilized
they will have utilized
Future perfect continuous
I will have been utilizing
you will have been utilizing
he/she/it will have been utilizing
we will have been utilizing
you will have been utilizing
they will have been utilizing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would utilize
you would utilize
he/she/it would utilize
we would utilize
you would utilize
they would utilize
Conditional continuous
I would be utilizing
you would be utilizing
he/she/it would be utilizing
we would be utilizing
you would be utilizing
they would be utilizing
Conditional perfect
I would have utilize
you would have utilize
he/she/it would have utilize
we would have utilize
you would have utilize
they would have utilize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been utilizing
you would have been utilizing
he/she/it would have been utilizing
we would have been utilizing
you would have been utilizing
they would have been utilizing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you utilize
we let´s utilize
you utilize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to utilize
Past participle
utilized
Present Participle
utilizing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UTILIZE


destabilize
diːˈsteɪbɪˌlaɪz
fertilize
ˈfɜːtɪˌlaɪz
immobilize
ɪˈməʊbɪˌlaɪz
infantilise
ɪnˈfæntɪˌlaɪz
infantilize
ɪnˈfæntɪˌlaɪz
mobilize
ˈməʊbɪˌlaɪz
overfertilise
ˌəʊvəˈfɜːtɪˌlaɪz
overfertilize
ˌəʊvəˈfɜːtɪˌlaɪz
overutilise
ˌəʊvəˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz
overutilize
ˌəʊvəˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz
reutilize
ˌriːˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz
solubilize
ˈsɒljʊbɪˌlaɪz
stabilize
ˈsteɪbɪˌlaɪz
sterilise
ˈsterɪˌlaɪz
sterilize
ˈstɛrɪˌlaɪz
subtilise
ˈsʌtɪˌlaɪz
subtilize
ˈsʌtɪˌlaɪz
underutilise
ˌʌndəˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz
volatilise
vɒˈlætɪˌlaɪz
volatilize
vɒˈlætɪˌlaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UTILIZE

utiliser
utilitarian
utilitarianise
utilitarianism
utilitarianize
utilities
utility
utility company
utility function
utility man
utility player
utility program
utility room
utility software
utility truck
utility vehicle
utility wear
utilizable
utilization
utilizer

WORDS THAT END LIKE UTILIZE

Belize
civilize
cross-fertilize
decivilize
demobilize
fossilize
insolubilize
lyophilize
personalize
realize
remobilize
respectabilize
restabilize
similize
socialize
specialize
syphilize
underutilize
virilize
visualize

Synonyms and antonyms of utilize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UTILIZE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «utilize» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of utilize

Translation of «utilize» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
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TRANSLATION OF UTILIZE

Find out the translation of utilize to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of utilize from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «utilize» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

利用
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

utilizar
570 millions of speakers

English

utilize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उपयोग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاستفادة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

использовать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

utilizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সদ্ব্যবহার করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

utiliser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gunakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verwenden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

利用する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

활용하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggunakke
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sử dụng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பயன்படுத்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वापर करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yararlanmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

utilizzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wykorzystać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

використовувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

utiliza
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χρησιμοποιούν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gebruik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utnyttja
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utnytte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of utilize

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UTILIZE»

The term «utilize» is very widely used and occupies the 6.802 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UTILIZE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about utilize

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «UTILIZE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word utilize.
1
Marcus Allen
I just think that we're capable of so much more; we don't utilize all our capacity like we should.
2
Stephen Baldwin
Scripture is the thing I like to share with people more than anything. My prayer reality is quite kooky. I have this very unique dialogue with the Lord. I utilize my own sort of street vocabulary - nothing slang that would be unacceptable.
3
William Baldwin
I love to utilize my celebrity status in a responsible and constructive and substantive manner. I like to get my hands dirty rather than a photo op.
4
Eric Balfour
Every little opportunity and chance that I get to be on a set, to be a director, to utilize the skill sets that I already have and to learn what I don't know, and to see how I can improve upon that is just a really great opportunity for me.
5
Richard Ben-Veniste
And it turned out that the Roberts Commission did not fully utilize the information available and that it came to conclusions which were I think quite short sighted and, indeed, in some cases, scapegoated individuals.
6
Warren Bennis
Learning options will indeed mushroom for business students and leaders, but it will take prudence and shrewdness to find and utilize the best option.
7
Kurt Bills
The reality is that we are all economists. We all deal with scarcity as we make choices and calculate how to ration various items and resources that we consume, produce and utilize.
8
Kurt Bills
Since scarcity is the basic economic problem, if it does not exist then there is no reason for my economics course. Devoting time to the study of how people use limited resources to fulfill unlimited wants and needs should help us to discover how to best utilize the resources we have at our disposal.
9
Mo Brooks
We used to have food picked and used to have houses built and we used to have chicken properly processed and it was Americans that did it. If we are going to continue to utilize those goods, then what's going to have to happen is that the employers are going to have to elevate the wages in order to attract American workers to do those jobs.
10
Conrad Burns
Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UTILIZE»

Discover the use of utilize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to utilize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Everything Digital Photography Book: Utilize the latest ...
Learn how to: Choose the perfect camera Use light and flashes for optimum effect Download and transfer images Compress images and post photos online Create personalized gifts like calendars Whether you're a novice photographer or a budding ...
Ric deGaris Doble, 2008
2
How to Utilize New Information Technology in the Global ...
Executives and future executives will learn new ways of identifying new international markets through computers. Using this book to train executives is more cost-efficient than hiring consultants or international research companies.
Erdener Kaynak, Fahri Karakaya, 1994
3
Gardening for Geeks: DIY Tests, Gadgets, and Techniques That ...
Uses such scientific data as meteorological patterns, soil composition, irrigation techniques, and environmentally-friendly greenhouses to help readers build and grow a successful home garden.
Christy Wilhelmi, 2013
4
Channel-access and Routing Protocols to Utilize Multiple ...
In this thesis, we consider a multi-channel ad hoc network employing frequency-agile radios that utilize direct-sequence spread-spectrum signaling.
Crystal Alicia Jackson, 2008
5
Advanced Gene Delivery Strategies that Utilize ...
Advances in gene therapy for clinical applications require the development of effective gene vectors with low toxicity.
Janjira Intra, 2008
6
How Highly Effective Professional Development School ...
Highly effective Professional Development School (PDS) principals were interviewed to determine how they utilize research-based leadership practices to lead the school-university partnership.
Susan Stephenson Field, 2008
7
How to Utilize Your Mind Through the Science of Practical ...
(LARGE PRINT EDITION) This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
Elsie L. Benedict, Ralph P. Benedict, 2011
8
Field Guide to Tools: How to Identify and Utilize Virtually ...
Describes the history and function of a variety of tools and includes information on the proper use of each tool.
Aliza Green, John Kelsey, 2004
9
Adolescents' Willingness to Utilize Online Counseling
The research questions were explored using a two-part questionnaire with a sample size of 300.
Patricia Trompetter Lunt, 2004
10
Exploring how Couples Utilize Premarital Counseling: A ...
Therapy-oriented and educational programs are often utilized as a means of preventing divorce for couples entering into marriage (Cusinato, 2004).
Tara L. Hart, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UTILIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term utilize is used in the context of the following news items.
1
How CIOs can utilize the DevOps cloud for a new IT operating model
Business executives need to increase the speed that they launch new products, enter new geographic locations, create new products, and utilize customer ... «CIO, Jul 15»
2
Miami Dolphins Become First Sports Team To Utilize New …
Earlier this week, the Miami Dolphins sent their fans into an excited frenzy when they unveiled their new throwback jerseys for the 2015 regular season. «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
SJSU aims to utilize Tyler Ervin's versatility
SJSU aims to utilize Tyler Ervin's versatility. By Jimmy Durkin. jdurkin@bayareanewsgroup.com. Posted: 07/28/2015 04:19:04 PM PDT# Comments | Updated: 5 ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
4
Self-directed retirement investing: Utilize your real estate skill
Self-directed retirement accounts (SDRAs) have been in existence for many years but have really gained popularity in the past 10 years as investors want to ... «Inman.com, Jul 15»
5
20 photos that creatively utilize negative space
Last week, we challenged you to creatively capture negative space in your square frames. Much of what we saw encompassed varying styles of minimalism, with ... «Mashable, Jul 15»
6
South Xtra: Riverhounds utilize Keystone Oaks alumnus Virgara
Virgara, a Green Tree native, was first signed by the Riverhounds in August 2014. He said that he has been enjoying his first year as a soccer pro. “It's exciting ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
7
China says must utilize minority cultures for development
BEIJING China must utilize the linguistic and cultural links of its ethnic minorities with neighboring countries to help develop its poor border areas, but also guard ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
8
BYU Football: Cougars utilize inventive way to protect Hill
BYU's Tanner Balderree, right, and Sae Tautu get hyped while walking onto the field before their game against Utah State at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo ... «Daily Herald, Jul 15»
9
How should Oregon utilize two-way threat Charles Nelson?
If it were up to Charles Nelson he would play every single snap of every single game for Oregon -- offense, defense and special teams. Last season we watched ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
10
Businesses with stake in California politics utilize Capitol grounds
The enormous Mickey Mouse balloon had already descended from floating over the California state Capitol grounds when Jessie Mobley's 4th-grade class ... «Sacramento Bee, Jun 15»

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