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used

adjective \ˈyüzd, in the phrase used to usually ˈyüs(t)\

: having been used before

: having had a previous owner

Full Definition of USED

1
:  employed in accomplishing something
2
:  that has endured use; specifically :  secondhand <a used car>

Examples of USED

  1. The books on this shelf are used.
  2. <my grandmother has spent her whole life on the farm and is used to working hard>

First Known Use of USED

14th century
USED Defined for Kids

used

adjective \ˈyüzd, 2 often ˈyüst before to\

Definition of USED for Kids

1
:  secondhand 1 <Dad bought a used car.>
2
:  having the habit of doing or putting up with something <He's used to flying.>

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