use n

AngFr and OFr us.

  1. Mission; purpose; objective; goal; function.

use [-ed,-s,-ing] v

OFr user.

  1. Occupy the duration of; pass the time of; purposely employ during the season of.
  2. Handle; treat; deal with.
  3. Share; wear; give away; fulfill a role; [fig.] experience intimacy; consummate a marriage.
  4. Phrase. “used to”: accustomed to; acclimated to; adjusted to; adapted to.