avid (esp. AmE), heavy, large

heavy users of credit

The larger users of the service have to pay more.

daily, frequent, regular

a casual user of cocaine

current, existing

Existing users will be able to upgrade their software at a reduced price.

first-time, novice

They offer a short course to first-time users of the software.

end (usually end-user)

The company supplies its computers direct to the end-user.

authorized, unauthorized
malicious (computing)

These security holes allow malicious users to hijack your account.

computer, desktop, PC
Internet, Web
broadband, dial-up, wireless

We'll have about 500 million wireless users accessing the Internet.

cellphone (AmE), mobile-phone (BrE)
business, corporate, home

a computer intended for business and home users

car, public-transport (BrE), rail, road

A special entrance is being built for wheelchair users.


a survey of health service users

electricity, energy
drug, heroin, substance, tobacco, etc.

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