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Meaning of user by Wiktionary Dictionary

user


    Etymology

    From Middle English user, equivalent to use +‎ -er .

    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -uːzə( r )

    Noun

    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

    Derived terms

    Anagrams

    • rues
    • ruse, Ruse
    • sure

    Alternative forms

    • ūre

    Etymology

    From Proto-Germanic *unseraz ( “of us, our” ), from Proto-Indo-European *no-s-ero- ( “our” ). Cognate with Old Frisian ūse( r ) ( “our” ), Old Saxon ūser ( “our” ), Old High German unsēr, unsār ( “our” ), Gothic ���������� ( unsar, “our” ), Old English ūs ( “us” ) .

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /uːser/

    Pronoun

    ūser

    1. our, belonging to us


Explanation of user by Wordnet Dictionary

user


    Noun
    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



    Definition of user by GCIDE Dictionary

    user


    1. User n.
      1. One who uses. Shak.

      2. ( Law ) Enjoyment of property; use. Mozley & W.