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Translation of "use" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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