ETYM French usage, Late Lat. usaticum. Related to Use.
1. The act of using; mode of using or treating; treatment; conduct with respect to a person or a thing.
2. Manners; conduct; behavior.
3. Long-continued practice; customary mode of procedure; custom; habitual use; method.
4. Customary use or employment, as of a word or phrase in a particular sense or signification.