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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
          • Bifacially retouched knives used to deflesh hides and to cut meat or skin can be distinguished by their edge angle and partially by their shape.
          • Escherichia coli ATCC 25922, containing 10 6 colony forming units (CFU)/mL was used as bacterial strain and green tea extracts were measured with the peroxalate chemiluminescence detection system.
          • The joule-second is the unit used for Planck's constant.
        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 identification of the pathogen, a slide agglutination test with the corresponding antiplasma was used.
          • 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.
          • 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.

      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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