What does used to mean?

Definitions for used to

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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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of used to in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of used to in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    When a person is not as he used to be, he does not behave as he used to behave.

  2. Enid Bagnold:

    As for death one gets used to it, even if it's only other people's death you get used to.

  3. Namal Karunaratne:

    Our farmers are yet to get used to these changes. They are still used to the government providing water on time, they are not used to water management.

  4. Lyn Wadley:

    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.

  5. Richard Feynman:

    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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