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used

EN[juːzd] [juːst] [-uːst]
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  • Used may refer to:
  • Used good, goods of any type that have been used before
  • Used, Huesca, a village in Huesca, Aragon, Spain
  • Used, Zaragoza, a town in Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain
  • "Used" (song), a song by Rocket from the Crypt from their 1995 album Scream, Dracula, Scream!
  • The Used, a rock band from Orem, Utah
  • The Used (album), their 2002 debut album

    Definition of used in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of use.
      1. VI (as an auxiliary verb, now only in past tense) to perform habitually; to be accustomed.
        1. He used to live here, but moved away last year.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore usedSUPmost used
      1. That is or has or have been used.
        1. Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory. Its apparent simplicity explains why it is scrutinised down to tenths of a percentage point every month.
      2. That has or have previously been owned by someone else.
        1. He bought a used car. ‎
      3. Familiar through use; usual; accustomed.
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • I like to think that I used my superior skill to come out on top; I don't like the idea that I had to angle-shoot to take home more money than I came with.
          • Turpentine or mineral spirits can be used as a thinner for oil based paints.
          • Measures of seafloor topographic complexity were used as a proxy for the availability of hardbottom, since a comprehensive map of hard and soft seafloor sediments was also not readily available.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Used in the list of signatures at the end of the United States Constitution
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • In medium analyses, an aliquot of medium was centrifuged (600 g, 5 min, 4 °C) followed by recentrifugation of the supernatants (21,000 g, 10 min, 4 °C), and the resulting supernatants were used.
          • For equal volume loading measurements, nonhomogenized samples were used.
          • For cells and cellular components, available cross-species resources such as the Cell Ontology (CL) [ 46 ] and the Gene Ontology Cellular Component subontology (CO-CC) are used.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
                • Intransitive verbs
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              1. en used to
              2. en used up
              3. en usedness
              4. en usedn't to
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of used for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "used" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form and an intransitive verb.
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