Definition of 'usage'
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Example sentences containing 'usage'
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Give your postcode and a few details about your energy usage. The Sun (2016)The price rise reminds us all that reviewing household energy usage is crucial as we head into the colder months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a fact of English usage that whom has been in decline for a long time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As with most issues of English usage, if it sounds right then it is right. Times, Sunday Times (2016)E-mail and text are forging new language and usage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To compare gun owning to car usage is ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The app also gives tips on how to lower energy usage. The Sun (2012)This will require finding people willing to have a more intrusive log of their phone usage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These complaints about usage are very common. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Did your parents encourage you to learn correct usage? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Other gig promoters are also looking into energy usage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In fact each industry seems to have its own particular usage with regard to payment terms. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)How often does your partner or loved one complain about your phone usage? The Sun (2013)But actress is such common usage that it is acceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Correct usage is like driving on the left or the right. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Keep your energy usage as low as possible to help to save money on bills. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was once common usage to say of those who were deceived that their hopes had just been disappointed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You might find you would be better off selling your car and buying a bus pass or cutting car usage. The Sun (2011)Agree on phone and internet usage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most are of foreign origin adopted through English usage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It would also be environmentally sound, transferring costs from car ownership to car usage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Anyway, as it happens this may not have been seen as an offence against correct usage at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I think of English usage like that. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I can find many examples through centuries of English usage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This, perhaps, is the occupational hazard of all historians of language and usage. The Times Literary Supplement (2011) Car usage is down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Translations for 'usage'
British English: usage NOUN
Usage is the way in which words are actually used in particular contexts, especially with regard to their meanings.
He was a stickler for the correct usage of the language.
Definition of usage from the Collins English Dictionary