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used

 (yo͞ozd)
adj.
1. Not new; secondhand: a used car.
2. (also yo͞ost) Accustomed; habituated: getting used to the cold weather; was used to driving a small car.

used

(juːzd)
adj
(Commerce) bought or sold second-hand: used cars.

used

(yuzd or, for 4, yust)

adj.
1. previously used or owned; secondhand: a used car.
2. employed for a purpose; utilized.
Idioms:
used to, accustomed or habituated to.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.used - employed in accomplishing something; "the principle of surprise is the most used and misused of all the principles of war"- H.H.Arnold & I.C.Eaker
misused - used incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose; "misused words are often laughable but one weeps for misused talents"
2.used - of personsused - of persons; taken advantage of; "after going out of his way to help his friend get the job he felt not appreciated but used"
misused - used incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose; "misused words are often laughable but one weeps for misused talents"
3.used - previously used or owned by anotherused - previously used or owned by another; "bought a secondhand (or used) car"
old - of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"

used

adjective second-hand, worn, not new, cast-off, hand-me-down (informal), nearly new, shopsoiled, reach-me-down (informal) Would you buy a used car from this man?
new, brand-new, unused, fresh, intact, pristine

used

adjective
In the habit:
Translations
použitýpoužívanýkdysiojetý
brugti brugplejede
käytettyolla tapana
nekadarabljen
használatos
notaîur
かつて・・・だった中古の
예전에는~이었다익숙한
ojazdenýpoužívaný
biti vajennavaditi serabljen
användbrukade
เคยซึ่งถูกใช้ ใช้แล้ว
kullanılmışkullanımda olann/a
đã qua sử dụngđã từng

used

1 [juːzd] ADJ
1. (= finished with) [stamp, syringe] → usado; [battery, tyre] → gastado, usado
2. (= second-hand) [clothing, car] → usado
a used carun coche de segunda mano

used

2 [juːst] ADJ to be used to sthestar acostumbrado a algo
he wasn't used to driving on the rightno estaba acostumbrado a conducir por la derecha
don't worry, I'm used to itno te preocupes, estoy acostumbrado
to be used to doing sthestar acostumbrado a hacer algo
to get used toacostumbrarse a
I still haven't got used to the liftstodavía no me he acostumbrado a los ascensores

used

[ˈjuːzd] adj
(= secondhand) [car] → d'occasion
(= not clean, not fresh) [napkin, handkerchief] → sale; [envelope] → qui a déjà serviused-car salesman nvendeur m de voitures d'occasionused to [ˈjuːst]
modal aux vb (describing past habits) I used to live in London → j'habitais à Londres autrefois
she used to do it → elle le faisait (autrefois), elle avait coutume de le faire
I feel less anger than I used to → je me mets moins facilement en colère qu'autrefois
I didn't used to worry so much → je ne m'inquiétais pas autant avant
I used not to like maths, but now ... → avant, je n'aimais pas les maths, mais maintenant ...
adj (= accustomed to) to be used to sth → avoir l'habitude de qch, être habitué(e) à qch
We are used to exchange-rate fluctuations → Nous avons l'habitude des fluctuations des taux de change., Nous sommes habitués aux fluctuations des taux de change.
Don't worry, I'm used to it → Ne t'inquiète pas, j'ai l'habitude.
to be used to doing sth → avoir l'habitude de faire qch, être habitué(e) à faire qch
He wasn't used to driving on the right → Il n'avait pas l'habitude de conduire à droite.
to get used to sth → s'habituer à qch
You'll soon get used to it → Tu t'y habitueras vite.
to get used to doing sth → s'habituer à faire qch

used

1
adj (= second-hand) clothes, car etcgebraucht; (= soiled) towel etcbenutzt; stampgestempelt; (Comput) memory spacebelegt; a used-car salesmanein Gebrauchtwagenhändler m; would you buy a used car from this man? (fig hum)würden Sie diesem Mann über den Weg trauen?

used

2
vb aux (only in past) I used to swim every dayich bin früher täglich geschwommen, ich pflegte täglich zu schwimmen (geh); I used not to smoke, I didn’t use to smokeich habe früher nicht geraucht, ich pflegte nicht zu rauchen (geh); what used he to do or what did he use to do on Sundays?was hat er früher or sonst sonntags getan?; he used to play golf, didn’t he?er hat doch früher Golf gespielt, nicht wahr?; I didn’t know you smoked — I used not toich habe nicht gewusst, dass Sie rauchen — habe ich früher auch nicht; I don’t now but I used tofrüher schon, jetzt nicht mehr!; he used to be a well-known singerer war einmal ein bekannter Sänger; there used to be a field herehier war (früher) einmal ein Feld; things aren’t what they used to bees ist alles nicht mehr (so) wie früher; life is more hectic than it used to bedas Leben ist hektischer als früher

used

3
adj to be used to somebodyan jdn gewöhnt sein; to be used to somethingan etw (acc)gewöhnt sein, etw gewohnt sein; to be used to doing somethingdaran gewöhnt sein or es gewohnt sein, etw zu tun; to be used to somebody or somebody’s doing somethingdaran gewöhnt sein, dass jd etw tut; I’m not used to itich bin das nicht gewohnt; to get used to somebody/somethingsich an jdn/etw gewöhnen; to get used to doing somethingsich daran gewöhnen, etw zu tun; she needed to get used to him or his being theresie musste sich erst an seine Anwesenheit gewöhnen; you might as well get used to it! (inf)daran wirst du dich gewöhnen müssen!

used

1 [juːzd] adj (secondhand, clothing) → usato/a; (car) → di seconda mano, d'occasione, usato/a; (dirty, glass, napkin) → (già) usato/a

used

2 [juːst] adj to be used to sthessere abituato/a a qc
to be used to doing sth → essere abituato/a a or avere l'abitudine di fare qc
to get used to → abituarsi a, fare l'abitudine a

use1

(juːz) verb
1. to employ (something) for a purpose. What did you use to open the can?; Use your common sense!
2. to consume. We're using far too much electricity.
ˈusable adjective
that can be used. Are any of these clothes usable?
used adjective
1. employed or put to a purpose. This road is not used any more.
2. not new. used cars.
ˈuser noun
a person who uses something. computer users; drug-users.
ˌuser-ˈfriendly adjective
(of a computer, dictionary, system etc) that is easy or simple to use, understand etc. a user-friendly camera.
ˌuser ˈguide noun
a list of instructions etc on how to use a particular product, system etc. The attached user guide explains how to install the program on your computer.
be used to (something) (ˈjuːstu)
accustomed to. She isn't used to such hard work.
used to (ˈjuːstu) negative short forms usedn't to, ~usen't to (ˈjuːsntu)
– (I, he etc) was in the habit of (doing something); (I, he etc) was (usually) in a particular position, state etc. I used to swim every day; She used not to be so forgetful; They used to play golf, didn't they?; Didn't you use(d) to live near me?; There used to be a butcher's shop there, didn't there?

used

تعادل البناء كان+ فعل ناقص, مُسْتَخْدَم kdysi, použitý brugt, plejede gebraucht, hat (gelebt) μεταχειρισμένος, συνήθιζα partícula de pasado, soler, usado käytetty, olla tapana imparfait, utilisé nekada, rabljen solevo, solevi, usato かつて・・・だった, 中古の 예전에는~이었다, 익숙한 gebruikt, vroeger brukt, pleie używany, zwykł był, miał zwyczaj costumar, costumava, usado использованный, когда-то använd, brukade เคย, ซึ่งถูกใช้ ใช้แล้ว kullanılmış, n/a đã qua sử dụng, đã từng 用旧了的, 过去曾做
References in classic literature ?
Don't you remember how we used to do on our birthdays?
On pay days he used to get drunk and come home wearing his paint-covered clothes and bringing his money with him.
But his inventions were still used, many of them being vital to the business and trade of this country.
I used to love to drift along the pale-yellow cornfields, looking for the damp spots one sometimes found at their edges, where the smartweed soon turned a rich copper colour and the narrow brown leaves hung curled like cocoons about the swollen joints of the stem.
But the only thing to be considered here, is this --what kind of oil is used at coronations?
When it was hot we used to stand by the pond in the shade of the trees, and when it was cold we had a nice warm shed near the grove.
and, if I give out, I shall get used to 't, and grow, little by little, just like 'em
I used also to carry bread with me, enough of which was always in the house, and to which I was always welcome; for I was much better off in this regard than many of the poor white chil- dren in our neighborhood.
When I lived at home with papa and mama, I really should have hardly understood what the word meant, in the sense in which I now employ it, but experientia does it, - as papa used to say.
In spring- time how that naughty tree used to flash its silver nakedness of blossom for miles across the furze and scattered birches!
And when they were getting better they used to sit in chairs on the lawn.
He had in his house a housekeeper past forty, a niece under twenty, and a lad for the field and market-place, who used to saddle the hack as well as handle the bill-hook.