Operating and Unused


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Operating adjective – Being in effective operation.
Unused is an antonym for operating.
Nearby Words: operate, operation, operative, operator, operated
Antonyms for Operating


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Unused adjective – Not being in a state of use, activity, or employment.
Usage example: is there an unused cubicle that the temp could work out of?

Operating is an antonym for unused.
Nearby Words: unusual, unusable
Antonyms for Unused
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  • Mood Dissonance By the operating table was a little table with various tools: scalpels, an unused IV drip, a bottle of whiskey ( half full, because optimism was something I really needed right now), a full syringe of morphine, and a bottle of something called "laudanum".
  • Useful Notes / Memory Hierarchy Today, memory is so plentiful that modern-day operating systems will use unused portions of main memory to store the core parts of programs that are used a lot (which is also called caching) so that when opening that program, it appears to load a lot faster.
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Unused and Operating. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 27, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/operating/unused
Operating & Unused. N.p., 2016. Web. 27 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/operating/unused>.
Unused or Operating. 2016. Accessed January 27, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/operating/unused.

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