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How to sign: put into service; make work or employ (something) for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
"use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't make use of this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied;
Within this category: address, avail, cannibalize, enjoy, exert, exploit, exploit, fall back, give, implement, misapply, overuse, play, play, ply, pull out all the stops, put, recycle, share, strain, take, waste, work
How to sign: engage or hire for work
"They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?";