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Spanish translation of “use”

use

verb /juːz/
to employ (something) for a purpose
usar, utilizar
What did you use to open the can? Use your common sense!
to consume
consumir, gastar
We’re using far too much electricity.
usable adjective that can be used
utilizable, aprovechable
Are any of these clothes usable?
used adjective employed or put to a purpose
utilizado
This road is not used any more.
not new
usado, de segunda mano
used cars.
user noun a person who uses something
usuario, persona que usa algo
computer users drug users.
user-friendly adjective (of a computer, dictionary, system etc ) that is easy or simple to use, understand etc
fácil de usar
a user-friendly camera.
user guide noun a list of instructions etc on how to use a particular product, system etc
manual de instrucciones
The attached user guide explains how to install the program on your computer.
be used to (something) /ˈjuːstu/ accustomed to
acostumbrado/habituado a
She isn’t used to such hard work.
used to /ˈjuːstu/ (negative short forms usedn’t to, usen’t to /ˈjuːsntu/) (I, he etc ) was in the habit of (doing something); (I, he etc ) was (usually) in a particular position, state etc
soler, acostumbrar
I used to swim every day She used not to be so forgetful They used to play golf, didn’t they? Didn’t you use(d) to live near me? There used to be a butcher’s shop there, didn’t there?
(Definition of use from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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