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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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Etymology

Contraction of use and the suffix -er.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
user

Plural
users

user (plural users)

  1. One who uses or makes use of something, a consumer.
  2. A person who uses drugs, especially illegal drugs.
  3. (computing) A person who uses a computer or a computing network, especially a person who has received a user account.
  4. (pejorative) An exploiter, an abusive user (a person who uses something or someone unfairly, selfishly and/or unethically).

Synonyms

  • (one that unfairly takes advantage of or exploits): parasite

Derived terms

  • user guide
  • user's guide
  • user manual
  • user's manual
  • user satisfaction

Translations

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French

Etymology

From Latin uso

Pronunciation

Verb

user

  1. to wear
    Trois kilomètres à pied, ça use les souliers.
  2. to use
    Ne m'obligez pas à user de la force.

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Old English

Alternative forms

Pronoun

ūser

  1. our, belonging to us







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