go out of use

go out of use
go out of use phrase
to stop being used

New halfpennies went out of use because too many were lost.

Thesaurus: words used to describe extent of usehyponym to use something, or to be usedsynonym
Main entry: use

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Out of use — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out of use — Use Use, n. [OE. us use, usage, L. usus, from uti, p. p. usus, to use. See {Use}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of employing anything, or of applying it to one s service; the state of being so employed or applied; application; employment;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of use — index obsolete, outmoded Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • out-of-use — index outdated Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • out of use — adjective closed to traffic the repaving results in many blocked streets • Syn: ↑blocked • Similar to: ↑closed * * * out of use Not being used or employed • • • Main Entry: ↑use * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall out of use — be no longer used That kind of stereo system has fallen out of use over the last 20 years …   Idioms and examples

  • go out of use — to stop being used New halfpennies went out of use because too many were lost …   English dictionary

  • come into out of use — come into/go out of, etc. ˈuse idiom to start/stop being used • When did this word come into common use? • These pesticides are gradually going out of use. Main entry: ↑useidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • come go out of use — come into/go out of, etc. ˈuse idiom to start/stop being used • When did this word come into common use? • These pesticides are gradually going out of use. Main entry: ↑useidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of use — no longer used, not generally used …   English contemporary dictionary

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