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Princeton's WordNet

  1. used to(p), wont to(p)(adj)

    in the habit

    "I am used to hitchhiking"; "you'll get used to the idea"; "...was wont to complain that this is a cold world"- Henry David Thoreau

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. used toyuzd or, for 4, yust

    indicates sb did sth in the past

    I used to be scared of thunder.

  2. used toyuzd or, for 4, yust

    the negative of "used to"

    I didn't use to understand it.

  3. used to(adjective)yuzd or, for 4, yust

    familiar with sth after experiencing it a lot

    We're used to the noise now.; He's not used to all the attention.


Translations for used to

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

used to

– (I, he etc) was in the habit of (doing something); (I, he etc) was (usually) in a particular position, state etc

I used to swim every day; She used not to be so forgetful; They used to play golf, didn't they?; Didn't you use(d) to live near me?; There used to be a butcher's shop there, didn't there?

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