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    consume - Dictionary definition and meaning for word consume

    Definition
    (verb) eat immoderately
    Synonyms : devour , down , go through
    Example Sentence
    • Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal
    Definition
    (verb) serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    Synonyms : have , ingest , take , take in
    Example Sentence
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee
    Definition
    (verb) spend extravagantly
    Synonyms : squander , ware , waste
    Example Sentence
    • waste not, want not
    Definition
    (verb) destroy completely
    Example Sentence
    • The fire consumed the building
    Definition
    (verb) use up (resources or materials)
    Example Sentence
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week
    Definition
    (verb) engage fully
    Example Sentence
    • The effort to pass the exam consumed all his energy
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