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Definitions of user

  1. a person who takes drugs
  2. a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
  3. a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
  4. One who uses.
  5. Enjoyment of property; use.
  6. One who uses, treats, or occupies.
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Usage examples for user

  1. Remember that these sizes don't include all the other materials that are normally found, such as user files, mail, and data. – Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage by John Goerzen and Ossama Othman
  2. We shall hear what the poet has to say of himself not only as a member of the human family, but as the user of the pen. – Horace and His Influence by Grant Showerman
  3. I have only been a user of your precious establishment for six months, and this is the result. – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  4. " It's no user talkin'! – Mr. Jack Hamlin's Mediation and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  5. You'll have to know the user's password, of course, unless you're root at the time or the user has no password. – Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage by John Goerzen and Ossama Othman
  6. It was unlikely, if the user of the room had used some chemical agent, that he would have thought of destroying and concealing it. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  7. Or as a simple user of words. – G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study by Julius West
  8. I am a constant user of Pratt Products. – Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry by Pratt Food Co.
  9. A disrespectful word towards a woman would have entailed serious consequences to the user – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  10. Until the law of common user has been applied here you'll have to use the other side of the river. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  11. If by any chance the user of the bow had fled to the rear instead of to the front, he would be found somewhere on this staircase, for he never could have got to the bottom before the cry of Close the doors! – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  12. This opera was built around the conceit of a master of fencing, who, not being blessed with a son to succeed him in his profession, brought up his daughter as a boy, and by severe training made her a most expert user of foil and sword. – Famous Prima Donnas by Lewis Clinton Strang
  13. What it really wanted was to score a computer account with privileges, but it would settle for a basic- level, user level account. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  14. 7. Ra- n- user An, 25 years. – Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations by Archibald Sayce
  15. We're safe enough from the pigmies while we're here with Ta- En- User but not from the lion. – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  16. Just as the French language imposes wit on its user so is every American, man or woman, fitted at birth with the mechanism of humour. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas
  17. The smoke- blackened walls, the recesses where the worm- tub and the still now stood, all plainly enough betrayed the original user of the hiding- place. – Angling Sketches by Andrew Lang
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