What does unused mean?

Definitions for unusedʌnˈyuzd for 1,2 ; ʌnˈyust for 3

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unused.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fresh, unused(adj)

    not yet used or soiled

    "a fresh shirt"; "a fresh sheet of paper"; "an unused envelope"

  2. unused(adj)

    not yet put into use

    "we bought an unused car for a change"

  3. idle, unused(adj)

    not in active use

    "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands"

  4. unused(adj)

    infrequently exposed to

    "feet unused to shoes"


  1. unused(Adjective)

    not used

    I have two unused vouchers for a free meal.

  2. unused(Adjective)

    not accustomed

    I am unused to the dark nights of the countryside.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unused(adj)

    not used; as, an unused book; an unused apartment

  2. Unused(adj)

    not habituated; unaccustomed

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unused

    un-ūzd′, adj. not used, not accustomed.—ns. Unū′sage (obs.); Unused′ness.—adj. Unuse′ful, useless.—adv. Unuse′fully.—n. Unuse′fulness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unused in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unused in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.

  2. Scandinavian Proverb:

    Go often to the house of thy friend for weeds soon choke up the unused path.

  3. Scandinavian Proverb:

    Go often to the house of thy friend; for weeds soon choke up the unused path.

  4. Adama Kane:

    Everyone has a box of unused medicine in their cabinet, i started to think about [developing] a solution to save money.

  5. Army Secretary John McHugh:

    Right now we're paying about $500 million a year, roughly, just to maintain empty infrastructure, unused infrastructure.

Images & Illustrations of unused

  1. unusedunusedunused

Translations for unused

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • unbenutzt, ungebrauchtGerman
  • neuzataEsperanto
  • دست‌نخورده, ناآشنا, نوPersian
  • inutiliséFrench
  • neîntrebuințat, neutilizat, nefolositRomanian
  • непривыкший, неиспользованный, неиспользуемыйRussian

Get even more translations for unused »


Find a translation for the unused definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these unused definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"unused." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 21 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/unused>.

Are we missing a good definition for unused? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for unused:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.