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used meaning

EN[juːzd]
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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!
  • 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 may not be as young as I used to be, but I can still handle this job. Don't count me out.
          • You should have used softwood for the frame of this shed, instead of overbuilding it like this.
          • 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
          • 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.
          • Many political parties and campaigns are loath to talk about their forays into neuropolitics, with many disavowing them or saying they did not believe the research was widely used.
          • Interestingly, the iridophores, which are neurally controlled structural reflectors [21 ,22 ] that lie subadjacent to the chromatophore layer [3 ,23 ], do not bind any of the antibodies we used.

      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.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
                • Intransitive verbs
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