verb (used with object), consumed, consuming.
to destroy or expend by use; use up.
to eat or drink up; devour.
to destroy, as by decomposition or burning:
Fire consumed the forest.
to spend (money, time, etc.) wastefully.
to absorb; engross:
consumed with curiosity.
verb (used without object), consumed, consuming.
to undergo destruction; waste away.
to use or use up consumer goods.
(transitive) to eat or drink
(transitive; often passive) to engross or obsess
(transitive) to use up; expend: my car consumes little oil
to destroy or be destroyed by burning, decomposition, etc: fire consumed the forest
(transitive) to waste or squander: the time consumed on that project was excessive
(passive) to waste away
noun, Railroads. 1. a track-maintenance machine that cleans the ballast section to any predetermined depth.
noun 1. (in hierarchical churches) a member of the clerical order next below that of a priest. 2. (in other churches) an appointed or elected officer having variously defined duties. 3. (in Freemasonry) either of two officers in a masonic lodge. verb (used with object) 4. to pack (vegetables or fruit) with only the finest […]
noun 1. Usually, dealings. relations; business: frequent dealings; commercial dealings. 2. conduct in relations to others; treatment: honest dealing. verb (used without object), dealt, dealing. 1. to occupy oneself or itself (usually followed by with or in): Botany deals with the study of plants. He deals in generalities. 2. to take action with respect to […]
verb (used with object), depreciated, depreciating. 1. to reduce the purchasing value of (money). 2. to lessen the value or price of. 3. to claim depreciation on (a property) for tax purposes. 4. to represent as of little value or merit; belittle. verb (used without object), depreciated, depreciating. 5. to decline in value. verb 1. […]