1. 1〔金・時間などを費やす〕spend;〔消費する〕consume
    • ほとんどの金を書物に遣ってしまう
    • I spend most of my money on books.
    • 時間を有効に遣う
    • make good use of one's time
    • 金銭をつまらないことに遣う
    • waste one's money on silly things
    • 毎月お米はどのくらい遣いますか
    • How much rice do you consume every month?
    • その仕事は体力を遣う
    • It is physically tiring work.
  1. 2〔心をわずらわせる〕
    • これはずいぶん神経を遣う仕事だ
    • This work is hard on the nerves.
    • あまり気を遣うな
    • Don't worry too much about it./Take it easy.
    • 彼女はしゅうとめにとても気を遣っている
    • She is very careful of her mother-in-law's feelings.
  1. 3〔操る〕
    • 人形を遣う
    • manipulate a puppet