Hyphenation of waste

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Definitions of waste:

Any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
They collect the waste once a week Much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
Useless or profitless activity
Using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly If the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste Mindless dissipation of natural resources
The trait of wasting resources
A life characterized by thriftlessness and waste The wastefulness of missed opportunities
An uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
The barrens of central Africa The trackless wastes of the desert
(law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
Spend thoughtlessly
Throw away He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree
Use inefficiently or inappropriately
Waste heat Waste a joke on an unappreciative audience
Get rid of
We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer
Run off as waste
The water wastes back into the ocean
Get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
The mafia liquidated the informer The double agent was neutralized
Spend extravagantly
Waste not
Want not
Lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
After her husband died
She just pined away
Cause to grow thin or weak
The treatment emaciated him
Cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion
Become physically weaker
Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world
Located in a dismal or remote area
Desolate A desert island A godforsaken wilderness crossroads A wild stretch of land Waste places

Synonyms of waste:

adj cast-off, discarded, junked, scrap, useless
adj desert, godforsaken, wild, inhospitable
nounwaste material, waste matter, waste product, material, stuff
noun wastefulness, dissipation, activity
noun thriftlessness, wastefulness, improvidence, shortsightedness
noun barren, wasteland, wilderness, wild
nounpermissive waste, act, human action, human activity
verb blow, squander, use, expend
verb use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
verb discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
verbrun off, run, flow, feed, course
verb neutralize, neutralise, liquidate, knock off, do in, kill
verb consume, squander, ware, spend, expend, drop
verbpine away, languish, weaken
verb emaciate, macerate, enfeeble, debilitate, drain
verblay waste to, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge, destroy, ruin
verb rot, devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate

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