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utilized, past participle; utilized, past tense; utilizes, 3rd person singular present; utilises, 3rd person singular present; utilised, past tense; utilising, present participle; utilizing, present participle; utilised, past participle;
  1. Make practical and effective use of
    • - vitamin C helps your body utilize the iron present in your diet

  1. use: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool? ...
  2. convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)
  3. (utilized) put to use
  4. (utilizer) someone who puts to good use; "not all organisms are utilizers of oxygen"; "the social agencies and their utilizers both objected to the budget cut"
  5. (utilization) use: the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
  6. Utilization is a statistical concept (Queueing Theory) as well as a primary business measure for the rental industry.
  7. Alternative spelling of utilise
  8. (utilized) Describing something that is used
  9. (Utilization) The level of use of a particular service over time.
  10. (Utilization) The proportion of available time that an item of equipment is operating. Utilization is calculated by dividing equipment operating hours by equipment available hours, and is generally expressed as a percentage.
  11. (Utilization) How much a covered group uses a particular health plan or program.
  12. (Utilization) Patterns of usage for single medical service or type of service (hospital care, prescription drugs, physician visits). Measurement of utilization of all medical services in combination usually is done in terms of dollar expenditures. ...
  13. (Utilization) The extent to which the members of a covered group use a program or obtain a particular service, or category of procedures, over a given period of time. Usually expressed as the number of services used per year or per 1,000 persons eligible for the service.
  14. (Utilization) 1) The extent to which the members of a covered group use a program over a stated period of time; specifically measured as a percentage determined by dividing the number of covered individuals who submitted one or more claims by the total number of covered individuals. ...
  15. (utilization) Required capacity divided by available capacity.
  16. (Utilization) The ratio of actual time a resource is producing (run time only) to the clock time the resource is scheduled to produce.
  17. (Utilization (of forage and browse)) the level of forage and browse use on a site. For herbaceous species, it is measured as a percentage of the current year's growth removed; for browse species, it is measured as a percentage of stem ends removed.
  18. (Utilization (of health services)) experience of people as to their receipt of health care services of different types.^2
  19. (Utilization) Amount of usage insurance plan experiences in certain time period. Utilization data is used to determine Premium amounts and other coverage amounts.
  20. (Utilization) Can be expressed in a variety of ways:
  21. (Utilization) Have you ever heard anyone use this word in a conversation, ever? Neither have I. Never "utilize" what you can simply "use."
  22. (Utilization) The actual throughput achieved versus the theoretical maximum. If the system is designed to sort at a rate of 100 cases per minute, and over a given period of time the average number of cases sorted is 60 per minute, the utilization of the system is 60%.
  23. (Utilization) The amount and rate at which patients/consumers use health care services.
  24. (Utilization) The degree to which the target audience has changed their travel patterns in response to mobility management strategies and programs.
  25. (Utilization) The extent to which something is turned to practical use or account.