utilize - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] formal 

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/ˈjuːtɪlaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theyutilize
he/she/itutilizes
present participleutilizing
past tenseutilized
past participleutilized
  1. to use something

    What criteria do you utilize in selecting employees?

derived word

utilization

 

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/ˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]