Übersetzung von “use” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /juːz/ us /juz/ present participle using, past tense and past participle used

A1 If you use something, you do something with it for a particular purpose.

utilizar, usar
Can I use your pen?
She uses her car for work.

B1 to take an amount from a supply of something

usar, gastar
These light bulbs use less electricity.

Phrasal Verb(s)


noun uk /juːs/ us /jus/

A2 [ no plural ] the act of using something, or the state of something being used

Guests have free use of the hotel swimming pool.

B1 a purpose for which something is used

uso, utilidade, aplicação
Can you find a use for this box?

one of the meanings of a word, or the way that a particular word is used

Can you list all the uses of the word ‘point’?
be no use

used to say that trying to do something has no effect

não servir para nada, não adiantar
It’s no use talking to him – he won’t listen.

(Übersetzung von “use” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)