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disused

Definition:

no longer in use

Class:

adjective (modifies a noun)

Comparative:

more disused

Superlative:

most disused

Similar to:

noncurrent

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

archaic | archaical | obsolete | arch. [abbreviation] | obs. [abbreviation]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

disused

no longer used (3 of 443 words, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/disused

Merriam-Webster:

disused | abandoned [synonym] | derelict [synonym] | deserted [synonym] | desolate [synonym] | forgotten [synonym] | forsaken [synonym] | rejected [synonym] | vacant [synonym] | ...

no longer used or occupied; "abandoned" (6 of 88 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/disused

Oxford Dictionary:

disused

no longer being used (4 of 38 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/disused

Cambridge Dictionary:

disuse | disused [adjective, derived]

the condition of not being used (any longer) (8 of 32 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/disuse

Macmillan British Dictionary:

disused

no longer used (3 of 28 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/disused

Random House Dictionary:

disuse | disused [past tense] | disusing [present participle] | discontinuance of use or practice [sense-specific]

discontinuance of use or practice | to cease to use. (9 of 27 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/disuse

Wiktionary:

disused

no longer in use (4 of 8 words, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/disused

New World Dictionary:

disused

no longer used (3 of 5 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/disused

Wikipedia:

Obsolescence | Obsolete

the state of being which occurs when an object, service, or practice is no longer wanted even though it may still be in good working order. Obsolescence frequently occurs because a replacement has become available that has, in sum, more advantages than... (42 of 1150 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Obsolescence

American Heritage Dictionary:

obsolete | obsoleted [past tense] | obsoleting [present participle] | obsoletes [3rd-person singular present] | obsoletely [adverb, related] | obsoleteness [noun, related] | obsoletism [noun, related]

No longer in use | Outmoded in design, style, or construction | [biology] Vestigial or imperfectly developed, especially in comparison with other ... (20 of 81 words, 4 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/obsolete

Encarta Dictionary:

disused

no longer in use, or no longer used for its original purpose (12 of 26 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861605507​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

disused

Audio: British English pronunciation of "disused"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/disused

Cambridge Dictionary:

disuse

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "disused"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "disused"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/disuse

Macmillan British Dictionary:

disused

Audio: British English pronunciation of "disused"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/disused

Macmillan American Dictionary:

disused

Audio: North American pronunciation of "disused"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/disused

the Free Dictionary:

disused

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "disused"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "disused"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/disused

Google Dictionary:

disused

Audio: English pronunciation of "disused"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=disused

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

disused

Audio: North American pronunciation of "disused"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=disus​01​v word=disused

YourDictionary Audio:

disused

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "disused" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/disused

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