To destroy by splitting into components which cannot be reunited, as by decomposition, burning up, or eating; devour; use up; wear-out; ergo, destroy the material of; annihilate.
exclusively To destroy by use; dissipate or need replacing (anything) through the use of it to its all-natural or intended usage: as, just a, small part regarding the produce of this West is used truth be told there; in an unfavorable feeling, waste; squander: since, to take an estate.
resulting in to waste away; make thin.
To bring to complete spoil; exterminate.
to utilize; use the complete of; complete; invest: with regards to time.
Synonyms Devour, an such like. (identify consume); swallow up, use up, engulf, absorb, luxurious, dissipate, exhust.
To waste (away); become wasted or attenuated.
becoming damaged as by use, burning, etc: as, the fire had been lighted, as well as the wood used away.