Usage examples for uses

  1. She uses these weeds for that sometimes. – Abducted to Oz by Bob Evans and Chris Dulabone
  2. The question is not without its uses, whether it be answered or no, if the nation be sufficiently awakened but to ask the question among themselves; they will be brought by thinking of the thing to answer it one to another in a short space. – An Answer to a Question that Nobody thinks of, viz., But what if the Queen should Die? by Daniel Defoe
  3. One of the greatest uses that science can serve is in its application to the household and the everyday affairs of life. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  4. He uses Yes only in answer to negative questions. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  5. Teralbay is not a word which one uses much in ordinary life. – If I May by A. A. Milne
  6. It seems to me, the richer one is, the larger the proportion should be that should go to the Lord's uses. – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner
  7. It was really a pity to put it to such uses, so Mr. Rennschmidt suggested taking a glass or two on the side. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  8. " Captain Simms, I know, uses plain water. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  9. So now that I am damned- what matter how he uses me? – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers
  10. Show it now by giving up the treasure of the colony to the uses of the colony. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  11. These things are buried with the dead man in order that their spirit may accompany his to the next world and serve the same uses there that they did here. – A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen
  12. We shall notice in his writings that he never uses his own name. – A Life of St. John for the Young by George Ludington Weed
  13. We have seen the zeal which Francis had brought to the task of making the churches worthy of the worship celebrated in them; he could not endure that the linen put to sacred uses should be less than clean. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  14. Its uses and dangers. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  15. It uses all six legs to walk with. – The Insect Folk by Margaret Warner Morley
  16. Later, when a successful flight had been made with a motor, we gave up the business in which we were engaged, to devote our entire time and capital to the development of a machine for practical uses. – The Early History of the Airplane The Wright Brothers' Aeroplane, How We Made the First Flight & Some Aeronautical Experiments by Orville Wright Wilbur Wright
  17. From the method of preparing this foreign luxury not being generally understood, these presents were sometimes turned to ridiculous uses. – Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland by Daniel Scott
  18. Uses and purpose of animal light. – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  19. I then went on to call his attention to the fruits that grow on some of the trees, and which serve us with delicious food, and the uses of wood to build houses with, etc. – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  20. That the eyes in your face are eyes I do not know: they may have other names and uses. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward