to perform habitually; to be accustomed [to doing something]
He used to live here, but moved away last year.
That is or has or have been used.
The ground was littered with used syringes left behind by drug abusers.
That has or have previously been owned by someone else.
He bought a used car.
Familiar through use; usual; accustomed.
I got used to this weather.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'used' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #162
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'used' in Written Corpus Frequency: #167
Rank popularity for the word 'used' in Verbs Frequency: #144
Rank popularity for the word 'used' in Adjectives Frequency: #303
The numerical value of used in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of used in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The more deeply the path is etched, the more it is used, and the more it is used, the more deeply it etched.
I really believe that God saved us, but God uses means. And he used the ZMapp. And he used doctors and nurses and an evacuation plan. And he used the prayers of his people.
Soldiers who are not afraid of guns, bombs, capture, torture or death say they are afraid of homosexuals. Clearly we should not be used as soldiers; we should be used as weapons.
It may have been used as decorative paint. It could have been used to decorate animals hides. We have not found the evidence for the way that they used it, we just know that they used it.
There are 1011 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers.
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