Translation: from spanish

use up

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  • Use — Use, n. [OE. us use, usage, L. usus, from uti, p. p. usus, to use. See {Use}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of employing anything, or of applying it to one s service; the state of being so employed or applied; application; employment;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Use — Use, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Used}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Using}.] [OE. usen, F. user to use, use up, wear out, LL. usare to use, from L. uti, p. p. usus, to use, OL. oeti, oesus; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Utility}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make use of; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Use — Use, v. i. 1. To be wont or accustomed; to be in the habit or practice; as, he used to ride daily; now disused in the present tense, perhaps because of the similarity in sound, between use to, and used to. [1913 Webster] They use to place him… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • use — I. noun Etymology: Middle English us, from Anglo French, from Latin usus, from uti to use Date: 13th century 1. a. the act or practice of employing something ; employment, application < he made good use of his spare time > b. the fact or state of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • use — See: NO USE, PUT TO USE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • use up — {v. phr.} 1. To use until nothing is left; spend or consume completely. * /Don t use up all the soap. Leave me some to wash with./ * /Jack used up his last dollar to see the movies./ Compare: GIVE OUT(5). 2. {informal} To tire completely; make… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • use up — {v. phr.} 1. To use until nothing is left; spend or consume completely. * /Don t use up all the soap. Leave me some to wash with./ * /Jack used up his last dollar to see the movies./ Compare: GIVE OUT(5). 2. {informal} To tire completely; make… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • use up — transitive verb Date: 1816 to exhaust of strength or useful properties < land that has been used up > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • use one's head — or {slang}[use one s bean] or {slang}[use one s noodle] or {slang} use[one s noggin] {v. phr.} To use your brain or mind; think; have common sense. Often used as a command. * /If you used your bean you wouldn t be in trouble now./ * /Never point… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • use one's head — or {slang}[use one s bean] or {slang}[use one s noodle] or {slang} use[one s noggin] {v. phr.} To use your brain or mind; think; have common sense. Often used as a command. * /If you used your bean you wouldn t be in trouble now./ * /Never point… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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