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use

verb [T]  /juz/ us  

use verb [T] (PUT INTO SERVICE)

to put something into your service for a purpose: Do you know how to use a computer? We could use your help. She uses so many big words, it’s hard to understand her.

use verb [T] (MAKE IT LESS)

to reduce the amount of something: We have used all the funds in that account.

use verb [T] (ACT SELFISH)

to be friendly toward someone for your own advantage or purposes: She used him to help her get into movies and then discarded him.
usable
adjective  /ˈju·zə·bəl/ us  
able to be used for a purpose: The house needs a lot of work to make it usable.
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