used in the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary

Translations for used in the English»French Dictionary (Go to French»English)

I.used1 VERB modal [Brit juːzd, Am juzd] To translate used to do, use the imperfect tense in French: he used to live in York = il habitait York. To stress that something was done repeatedly, you can use avoir l'habitude de faire: she used to go out for a walk in the afternoon = elle avait l'habitude de sortir se promener l'après-midi.
To emphasize a contrast between past and present, you can use avant: I used to love sport = j'adorais le sport avant.
For more examples and particular usages, see the entry below.

II.used1 ADJ [Brit juːzd, Am juzd] (accustomed)

used2 [Brit juːzd, Am juzd] VERB pt VERB pp ADJ

used → use

See also use

I.use NOUN [Brit juːs, Am jus]

1. use U (act of using):

usage m (of de)

4. use U (usefulness):

1. use (employ):

I could use inf a drink/bath!

III.use VERB intr [Brit juːz, Am juz] (take drugs)

I.use NOUN [Brit juːs, Am jus]

1. use U (act of using):

usage m (of de)

4. use U (usefulness):

1. use (employ):

I could use inf a drink/bath!

III.use VERB intr [Brit juːz, Am juz] (take drugs)

I.use up VERB (use [sth] up, use up [sth])

use-by date [Brit ˈjuːzbʌɪ deɪt] NOUN

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used2 [ju:st] ADJ (familiar with)

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