As nouns the difference between usage and utilization
is that usage
is the manner or the amount of using; use while utilization
is (american spelling).
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The manner or the amount of using; use
Habit or accepted practice
(lexicography) The ways and contexts in which spoken and written words are used, determined by a lexicographer's intuition or from corpus analysis.
# Correct or proper use of language, proclaimed by some authority.
# Geographic, social, or temporal restrictions on the use of words.
* usage dictionary
* usage guide
* usage label
* usage lexicography
* usage note
* usage panel
* Sydney I. Landau (2001), Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, p 217.
* utilisation (chiefly British)
*See usage notes at .
* capacity utilization
* utilization rate
* utilization review