Synonyms of 'used'
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Hand-me-down is used to describe things, especially clothes, which have been used by someone else before you and which have been given to you for your use.
Most of the children wore hand-me-down clothes.
Thesaurus for used from the Collins English Thesaurus
If something used to be done or used to be the case , it was done regularly in the past or was the case in the past.