An example of utilize is when your college degree helps you get a job.
transitive verb-·lized·, -·liz·ing
Origin of utilizeFrench utiliser: see utile and -ize
transitive verbu·til·ized, u·til·iz·ing, u·til·iz·es
Origin of utilizeFrench utiliser from Italian utilizzare from utile useful from Latin ūtilis from ūtī to use
(third-person singular simple present utilizes, present participle utilizing, simple past and past participle utilized)
- (American) Alternative spelling of utilise.
- See usage notes at utilise.
utilize - Computer Definition
A frilly word that means to make use of something. People who want to sound smarter than they really are utilize utilize. I just use use.