Definition of Usance

1. Noun. The period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange).

Category relationships: Commerce, Commercialism, Mercantilism
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period



2. Noun. (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing. "The consumption of energy has increased steadily"
Exact synonyms: Consumption, Economic Consumption, Use, Use Of Goods And Services
Category relationships: Economic Science, Economics, Political Economy
Specialized synonyms: Conspicuous Consumption
Generic synonyms: Demand
Derivative terms: Use

3. Noun. Accepted or habitual practice.
Exact synonyms: Custom, Usage
Generic synonyms: Pattern, Practice, Survival
Specialized synonyms: Americanism, Anglicism, Britishism, Consuetude, Couvade, Germanism, Habit, Use, Hijab, Rite, Ritual
Derivative terms: Customary, Use, Use

Definition of Usance

1. n. Use; usage; employment.

2. n. Use; usage; employment.

Definition of Usance

1. Noun. The length of time permitted for the payment of a bill of exchange. ¹

2. Noun. Use. ¹

3. Noun. Customary or habitual usage. ¹

4. Noun. The interest payed on a borrowed sum, usury. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Usance

1. usage [n -S] - See also: usage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Usance

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usabilities
usability
usable
usable light range
usableness
usablenesses
usably
usage
usage share
usager
usagers
usages
usagist
usagists
usance (current term)
usances
usant
usaunce
usaunces
usbeks
use
use-by date
use-case
use-cases
use-mention distinction
use-mention distinctions
use case
use cases
use immunity

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