See also: USAR and ușar

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin usus.

VerbEdit

usar (first-person singular indicative present uso, past participle usáu)

  1. to use

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin usus.

PronunciationEdit

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usar ‎(first-person singular present uso, past participle usat)

  1. to use
  2. to employ

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin usus.

VerbEdit

usar ‎(first-person singular present uso, first-person singular preterite usei, past participle usado)

  1. to use

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InterlinguaEdit

VerbEdit

usar

  1. to use

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ūsus, the perfect participle of ūtor(I use).

VerbEdit

usar

  1. to use
  2. to employ

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *unseraz.

PronounEdit

ūsar

  1. ours (possessive for usa)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese usar, husar, from Latin usus(use, custom, skill, habit), from the past participle stem of uti(use).

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usar ‎(first-person singular present indicative uso, past participle usado)

  1. (transitive with de or with no preposition (more common)) to use; to utilise; to employ; to make use of
    • 2003, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, Rocco, page 436:
      Você pode usar sua varinha para tentar me desarmar, ou para se defender de qualquer outra maneira que consiga pensar.
      You may use your wand to try to disarm me, or to defend yourself in any other way that you can think of.
    Deves usar o martelo para arrancar os pregos.
    You must use the hammer to pull the nails off.
  2. (transitive) to sport (to wear, wield or have as a notable feature)
    Hipsters usam barba comprida.
    Hipsters sport long beards.
  3. (transitive) to use (to consume habitually)
    Alguns favelados usam craque.
    Some slum-dwellers use crack.
  4. (archaic or dialectal, auxiliary with a verb in the impersonal infinitive) to be used to (to have the habit of)
    Ele usava dormir de dia.
    He used to sleep during the day.

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:usar.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin usus.

VerbEdit

usar ‎(first-person singular present uso, first-person singular preterite usé, past participle usado)

  1. (transitive) to use
  2. (transitive) to wear
  3. (transitive) to consume
  4. (reflexive) to be used
  5. (reflexive) to be fashionable

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