Definition of usage


  • the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs", "skilled in the utilization of computers". Synonyms: employment, exercise, use, utilisation, utilization.
  • accepted or habitual practice. Synonyms: custom, usance.
  • the customary manner in which a language (or a form of a language) is spoken or written; "English usage", "a usage borrowed from French".

Related words

abuse, application, consuetude, couvade, development, exploitation, habit, hijab, misuse, play, practice, recycling, rite, ritual, use.

Words nearby usage

osage, sage.

Start with usage


End with usage

surplusage, misusage, sausage.

More information about usage

usage unscrambled

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • usage is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 6 points
  • usage is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 6 points
  • usage is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 8 points
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