Associations to the word «Used»


USED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of use
USED, verb. (intransitive) (as an auxiliary verb) (now only in past tense) to perform habitually; to be accustomed [to doing something]
USED, adjective. That is or has or have been used.
USED, adjective. That has or have previously been owned by someone else.
USED, adjective. Familiar through use; usual; accustomed.
USED TO, adjective. (idiomatic) (with noun phrase) Accustomed to, tolerant or accepting of.
USED TO, verb. (temporal location) Formerly, and habitually or repeatedly, but possibly no longer.
USED UP, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of use up
USED UP, adjective. Worn out; depleted; exhausted; having nothing left; useless, due to the expenditure of all resources.

Dictionary definition

USED, adjective. 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.
USED, adjective. Of persons; taken advantage of; "after going out of his way to help his friend get the job he felt not appreciated but used".
USED, adjective. Previously used or owned by another; "bought a secondhand (or used) car".

Wise words

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