Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb put_to_work

1 sense of put to work

Sense 1
work, put to work -- (cause to work; "he is working his servants hard")
       => use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (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?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer")

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