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Definitions of use:

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: noun

Act of using or putting to a purpose: convenience: employment: need: advantage: practice: custom.

part of speech: noun

State of being employed to any purpose; occasion or need to employ; the quality which makes a thing proper for a purpose; benefit; advantage; habit; in law, profit; benefit.

part of speech: noun

The act of employing something; state of being employed; application of anything to a particular purpose; employment; custom or practice; practical worth; treatment; reason for employing.

part of speech: verb

To employ; to apply or handle for some purpose; to consume to accustom; to render familiar by practice; to be accustomed; to be wont.

part of speech: verb transitive

To employ; to apply to a special purpose; for a time, as property; to treat; to make accustomed: chiefly in the passive voice and followed by to; as, the dog is used to kind treatment.

part of speech: verb transitive

To put to some purpose: to avail one's self of: to habituate: to treat or behave toward.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb intransitive

To be accustomed: only in past; as, they used to go to the mountains.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb intransitive

To be accustomed.

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