Usage examples for uses

  1. 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
  2. It uses all six legs to walk with. – The Insect Folk by Margaret Warner Morley
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. He uses Yes only in answer to negative questions. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  6. Teralbay is not a word which one uses much in ordinary life. – If I May by A. A. Milne
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. " Captain Simms, I know, uses plain water. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  12. She uses these weeds for that sometimes. – Abducted to Oz by Bob Evans and Chris Dulabone
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Its uses and dangers. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Uses and purpose of animal light. – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  19. 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
  20. So now that I am damned- what matter how he uses me? – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers