Results for waste

Definitions of waste:

part of speech: noun

Wastefulness.

part of speech: adjective

Lying unused; desolate; dreary; desert; unproductive; worthless.

part of speech: verb transitive

To lay in ruins; to destroy; to wear away gradually; to spend or use recklessly.

part of speech: verb

To destroy or expend wantonly or unnecessarily; to squander; to throw away; to wear out; to consume; to damage or injure; to lose bulk or substance gradually; to be consumed or dissipated.

part of speech: adjective

Ruined; destroyed; uncultivated; rejected, or used for inferior purposes; that of which no account is taken.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be diminished: to dwindle: to be consumed.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To lose bulk value, or strength.

part of speech: verb transitive

To lay waste or make desolate: to destroy: to wear out gradually: to squander: to diminish: to impair.

part of speech: noun

The act of spending carelessly; that which is unused; the state of being unused, squandered, etc.; something thrown aside in a manufacturing process; as, cotton waste; refuse; a desert.

part of speech: adjective

Empty, desert: desolate: stripped: lying unused: unproductive.

part of speech: noun

Land untilled; a region ruined, deserted, or desolate; a space unoccupied; the act of squandering; that which is rejected; refuse cotton or silk; useless expense; among miners, the old neglected workings of a coalmine.

part of speech: adverb

Wastefully.

part of speech: noun

Act of wasting: useless expenditure: loss: destruction: that which is wasted or waste: uncultivated country: desert: refuse.

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