used to

adjective

Definition of used to 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: familiar with something so that it seems normal or usual I'm not used to driving this car yet. He is used to criticism. The dog will need a few days to become used to its new home. She quickly got used to the warm weather.

used to

verb

Definition of used to (Entry 2 of 2)

1 used to say a situation existed in the past but does not exist now My grandmother said winters used to be harder here.

2 used to say an something happened repeatedly in the past but does not happen now We used to go out more often.They used to eat a lot of junk food but now they only eat healthy foods.

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