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Slang

use

This page is about the slang term use

Meaning

to take mind-altering drugs, especially those that are addictive like heroin, cocaine and amphetamines

For example

  • Cathy is a heroin addict, but she hasn't used since she started going to Narcotics Anonymous meetings.

  • He's a recovering addict, and he knows that if he wants to stay healthy, he can never use drugs again - not even one time.

Quick Quiz

None of the drug addicts used again while they were regularly going to Narcotics Anonymous meetings. The meetings helped them to

a. take drugs

b. find drugs

c. stop taking drugs

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey