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used

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

Simple Definition of used

  • : having been used before

  • : having had a previous owner

Full Definition of used

  1. 1 :  employed in accomplishing something

  2. 2 :  that has endured use; specifically :  secondhand <a used car>

  3. 3 :  accustomed, habituated

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>



14th Century

First Known Use of used

14th century



USED Defined for Kids

used

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adjective \ˈyüzd, 2 often ˈyüst before “to”\

Definition of used

  1. 1 :  secondhand 1 <Dad bought a used car.>

  2. 2 :  having the habit of doing or putting up with something <He's used to flying.>





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