Definition of Consume. Meaning of Consume. Synonyms of Consume

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Definition of Consume

Consume
Consume Con*sume", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Consumed; p. pr. & vb. n. Consuming.] [L. consumere to take wholly or complectely, to consume; con- + sumere to take; sub + emere to buv. See Redeem.] To destroy, as by decomposition, dissipation, waste, or fire; to use up; to expend; to waste; to burn up; to eat up; to devour. If he were putting to my house the brand That shall consume it. --Shak. Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth consume. --Matt. vi. 20 (Rev. Ver. ). Let me alone . . . that I may consume them. --Ex. xxxii. 10. Syn: To destroy; swallow up; ingulf; absorb; waste; exhaust; spend; expend; squander; lavish; dissipate.
Consume
Consume Con*sume", v. i. To waste away slowly. Therefore, let Renedick, like covered fire, Consume away in sighs. --Shak.

Meaning of Consume from wikipedia

- historically in biology: Consumption (ecology), receipt of energy by consuming other organisms in social sciences: Consumption (economics), the purchasing...
- Consumables (also known as consumable goods, non-durable goods, or soft goods) are goods that are intended to be consumed. People have, for example, always...
- concept recently championed by International Business Machines (IBM), consumability is a description of customers' end-to-end experience with technology...
- In economics, the marginal propensity to consume (MPC) is a metric that quantifies induced consumption, the concept that the increase in personal consumer...
- Consumation may refer to: Consummation (disambiguation) (for which the single-m version is an easy misspelling) The Consumation, Hurt's 2003 album "Consumation"...
- minimum age at which a person can legally consume alcoholic beverages. The minimum age alcohol can be legally consumed can be different from the age when it...
- In economics, the average propensity to consume (APC) is the fraction of income spent. It is computed by dividing consumption by income, or A P C = C...
- Consumed is the first novel by the Canadian filmmaker, screenwriter and actor David Cronenberg. The novel is driven by a globe trotting, photojournalist...
- Consuming Impulse is the second album by Dutch death metal band Pestilence. It was reissued along with Testimony of the Ancients on Roadrunner Records'...
- Consume the Forsaken is the third studio album by American brutal death metal band Disgorge. It is their only album with vocalist A.J. Magana. "Demise...
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