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Definition 1: employed in accomplishing something - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where used or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(used is similar to ...) currently being used

"robots are in use throughout industry"

(used is similar to ...) put to use

Definition 2: previously used or owned by another - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where used or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bought a secondhand (or used) car

Synonyms for used in the sense of this definition

(used is similar to ...) of long duration; not new

"old tradition" "old house" "old wine" "old country" "old friendships" "old money"

Definition 3: (of persons) taken advantage of - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where used or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for used in the sense of this definition

(used is similar to ...) used incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose

"misused words are often laughable but one weeps for misused talents"

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