Meaning of USAGE in English

USAGE

/ ˈjuːsɪdʒ; NAmE ; ˈjuːz-/ noun

1.

[ U , C ] the way in which words are used in a language :

current English usage

It's not a word in common usage .

2.

[ U ] the fact of sth being used; how much sth is used :

land usage

Car usage is predicted to increase.

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English (in the sense customary practice ): from Old French , from us a use, from Latin usus , from uti to use.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.