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Adjective
Having previously been owned by someone
“He bought a used car as he could not afford a brand new one.”
Adjective
Familiar through use
“He was used to having two cups of coffee to start each day.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to utilize or employ a tangible object
“He used a fork to eat his pasta.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to utilize or employ something intangible
“She used her discretion in the handling of this sensitive matter.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to expend or consume by employing
“The car used all of its fuel to get us to our destination.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to exploit someone for one's personal gain
“She feigned an interest in him and then used him for his resources.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to consume, especially an illicit substance
“He used cocaine regularly before being rehabilitated for his addiction.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to potentially benefit from
“This messy room could have used some tidying.”
Verb
(dated) Simple past tense for to behave toward in a stated way
“The company underpaid and poorly used their employees.”
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