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Synonyms for used

in the habit

Synonyms for used

employed in accomplishing something


previously used or owned by another


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Then, they made me dress up, every day; and gentlemen used to come in and stand and smoke their cigars, and look at me, and ask questions, and debate my price.
In my forlorn state I became quite attached to the family, and used to walk about, busy with Mrs.
Such, then, are the different senses in which the term 'prior' is used.
One would think you were a crowned head in a revolutionary world," I used to tell her.
I used to look out for her hopefully as I crossed the sala in my comings and goings, but I was not rewarded with a glimpse of the tail of her dress.
Well, to tell you the truth," answers the landlady with a sudden burst of candor, "I've always had" (mentioning a sum a good deal in excess of the first-named amount), "and before that I used to have" (a still higher figure).
It used to annoy the elephant at first, and he would reach up and take her down, but she would go aft and climb up again.
He used to come here sometimes, and I used to see him walking about Papeete.
I wished for nothing better; I used to tell them everything and hid nothing from them.
So far as I can learn, the term was first used to designated a part of the country which was distinguished by the colour of the soil.
Frank Baum and his correspondents," for I have used many suggestions conveyed to me in letters from children.
Gold is the most common metal in the Land of Oz and is used for many purposes because it is soft and pliable.
I used to think these four walls could stand against anything.
A Lion used to prowl about a field in which Four Oxen used to dwell.
A word is used "correctly" when the average hearer will be affected by it in the way intended.