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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
          • The fundamental types used to express the simplest and most essential chemical relations are hydrochloric acid, water, ammonia, and methane.
          • NASA has spacewalkers periodically look at their gloves, since the discovery of a cut in a glove used by an astronaut during the last shuttle mission.
          • We speculate that lactate may be used as an alternate energy source for neurons, potentially via shuttling of glycolytically derived carbons from astrocytes, especially in hypoxia.
        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
          • For equal volume loading measurements, nonhomogenized samples were used.
          • Another matter we noticed was the large number of "cage" beds for the troublesome and noctambulant patients—camisoles and other physical restraints were rarely 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
              Related Links:
              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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