HyperDic: used

English > 3 senses of the word used:
ADJECTIVEallusedemployed in accomplishing / accomplishing something
allused, exploited, ill-used, put-upon, victimized, victimisedof persons
allused, secondhandpreviously used or owned by another
used > pronunciation
Soundsyuw'zd
Rhymesabused ... unused: 12 rhymes with uwzd...
English > used: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningemployed in accomplishing / accomplishing something.
Example"the principle of surprise is the most used and misused of all the principles of war"- H.H.Arnold &
Narrowerin usecurrently being used
utilized, utilised, employedput to use
OppositemisusedUsed incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose
Spanishempleado, usado, utilizado
English > used: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf persons; taken advantage of.
Example"after going out of his way to help his friend get the job he felt not appreciated but used"
Synonymsexploited, ill-used, put-upon, victimized, victimised
BroadermisusedUsed incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose
Spanishexplotado, utilizado
English > used: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningpreviously used or owned by another.
Example"bought a secondhand (or used) car"
Synonymsecondhand
BroaderoldOf long duration
Spanishde segunda mano, usado

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