See also: Usar, USAR, and ușar

AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

usar

  1. (transitive) to use

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ūsus, Medieval Latin usāre.

VerbEdit

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

  1. to use
    Synonym: utilizar

ConjugationEdit

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ūsus, Medieval Latin usāre.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive) to use
  2. (transitive) to employ

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ūsus, Medieval Latin usāre.

VerbEdit

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

  1. to use
    Synonym: utilizar

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit


InterlinguaEdit

VerbEdit

usar

  1. to use

ConjugationEdit


OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

usar

  1. to use
  2. to employ

InflectionEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *unseraz.

PronounEdit

ūsar

  1. ours (possessive for usa)

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese usar, husar, from Latin ūsus (use, custom, skill, habit), from the past participle stem of ūtor (I use), Medieval Latin usāre.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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.
    Synonyms: empregar, utilizar, fazer uso de
  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.
    Synonym: costumar
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of usar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of usar
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of usar
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of usar

ConjugationEdit

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:usar.

Further readingEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From uso +‎ -ar, from Latin ūsus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /uˈsaɾ/, [uˈsaɾ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive) to use
    Synonym: utilizar
  2. (transitive) to wear
    Synonym: llevar
  3. (transitive) to consume
    Synonym: consumir
  4. (reflexive) to be used
  5. (reflexive) to be fashionable

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