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English adjective: used

1. used employed in accomplishing something


SamplesThe principle of surprise is the most used and misused of all the principles of war.


Similarin use, utilised, utilized


Antonymsmisused

2. used of persons; taken advantage of


SamplesAfter going out of his way to help his friend get the job he felt not appreciated but used.


Synonymsexploited, ill-used, put-upon, victimised, victimized


Similarmisused


Antonymsused

3. used previously used or owned by another


SamplesBought a secondhand (or used) car.


Synonymssecondhand


Similarold


Antonymsnew









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