reuse

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See also: Reuse, reusé, and re-use

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ use

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Noun[edit]

reuse (countable and uncountable, plural reuses)

  1. The act of salvaging or in some manner restoring a discarded item to yield something usable.
  2. The act of using again, or in another place.
    Code reuse can save programmers a lot of typing.

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Verb[edit]

reuse (third-person singular simple present reuses, present participle reusing, simple past and past participle reused)

  1. To use again something that is considered past its usefulness (usually for something else).
    The students reused empty plastic bottles in their science experiment.
  2. To use again, or in another place.

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Verb[edit]

reuse

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of reusar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of reusar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of reusar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of reusar.