use

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use is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
use
See also used to

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verb
noun

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verb

Verb[change]

Plain form
use

Third-person singular
uses

Past tense
used

Past participle
used

Present participle
using

  1. Make use of; apply.
    I use oil to cook.
    This hammer is used to hit the nails.
  2. To treat as unimportant, abuse; used about people.
    She only uses him for sex.

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Noun[change]

Singular
use

Plural
uses

  1. A way to apply something; an application.
    They put it to good use.
  2. A time when something is applied.
    This battery will last for 2000 uses.

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