English dictionary


us |ʌs| — North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

usability  — the quality of being able to provide good service

usable |ˈjuːzəbl| — capable of being put to use

usage |ˈjuːsɪdʒ| — the act of using

usance |ˈjuːzəns| — the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)

use |juːz| — the act of using

use up |ˈjuːz ʌp| — use up (resources or materials)

used |juːst| — (of persons) taken advantage of

used-up |ˈjuːzdˈʌp| — simple past tense and past participle of use up

useful |ˈjuːsfl| — having a useful function

usefully |ˈjuːsfəlɪ| — in a useful manner

usefulness |ˈjuːsfəlnəs| — the quality of being of practical use

useless |ˈjuːsləs| — having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully

uselessly |ˈjuːsləslɪ| — in a useless manner

uselessness |ˈjuːsləsnəs| — the quality of having no practical use

user |ˈjuːzər| — a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something

user-friendly |ˌjuːzərˈfrendlɪ| — easy to use

usher |ˈʌʃər| — Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)

usherette |ˌʌʃəˈret| — a female usher

using |ˈjuːzɪŋ| — an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)

usquebaugh |ˈʌskwɪˌbɔː| — Whisky.

usual |ˈjuːʒʊəl| — commonly encountered

usually |ˈjuːʒʊəlɪ| — under normal conditions

usufruct |ˈjuːzʊˌfrʌkt| — a legal right to use and derive profit from property belonging to someone else provided that the property itself is not injured in any way

usufructuary |juːzʊˈfrʌktʃuːeriː| — someone who holds property by usufruct

usurer |ˈjuːʒərər| — someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest

usurious |juːˈʒʊrɪəs| — greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

usurp |juːˈzɜːrp| — seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

usurpation |ˌjuːsərˈpeɪʃən| — entry to another's property without right or permission

usurper |juːˈzɜːpər| — one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another

usury |ˈjuːʒərɪ| — an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest

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