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Waste 1Definition: Desolate; devastated; stripped; bare; hence, dreary; dismal; gloomy; cheerless.
Waste 2Definition: Lying unused;
unproductive; worthless; valueless; refuse; rejected; as, waste land; waste paper.
Waste 3Definition: Lost for want of
occupiers or use; superfluous.
Waste 4Definition: To bring to ruin; to devastate; to desolate; to destroy.
Waste 5Definition: To wear away by
degrees; to impair gradually; to diminish by constant loss; to use up; to consume; to spend; to wear out.
Waste 6Definition: To spend
unnecessarily or carelessly; to employ prodigally; to expend without valuable result; to apply to useless
purposes; to lavish vainly; to squander; to cause to be lost; to destroy by scattering or injury.
Waste 7Definition: To damage, impair, or injure, as an estate,
voluntarily, or by suffering the
buildings, fences, etc., to go to decay.
Waste 8Definition: To be diminished; to lose bulk, substance, strength, value, or the like, gradually; to be consumed; to dwindle; to grow less.
Waste 9Definition: To procure or sustain a reduction of flesh; said of a jockey in preparation for a race,
Waste 10Definition: The act of wasting, or the state of being wasted; a squandering; needless destruction; useless consumption or expenditure; devastation; loss without equivalent gain; gradual loss or decrease, by use, wear, or decay; as, a waste of property, time, labor,
Waste 11Definition: That which is wasted or desolate; a devastated,
uncultivated, or wild country; a deserted region; an
unoccupied or unemployed space; a dreary void; a desert; a wilderness.
Waste 12Definition: That which is of no value; worthless
Specifically: Remnants of cops, or other refuse resulting from the working of cotton, wool, hemp, and the like, used for wiping machinery, absorbing oil in the axle boxes of railway
Waste 13Definition: Spoil, destruction, or injury, done to houses,
woods, fences, lands, etc., by a tenant for life or for
years, to the prejudice of the heir, or of him in reversion or remainder.
Waste 14Definition: Old or abandoned
workings, whether left as vacant space or filled with refuse.
waste 15Definition: 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
waste 16Definition: (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
waste 17Definition: the trait of wasting
resources; "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness of missed opportunities"
waste 18Definition: an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; "the
barrens of central Africa"; "the trackless
wastes of the desert"
waste 19Definition: 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
waste 20Definition: waste away; "Political
prisoners are wasting away in many
prisons all over the world"
waste 21Definition: devastate or ravage; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
waste 22Definition: cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"
waste 23Definition: lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"
waste 24Definition: spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"
waste 25Definition: use inefficiently or inappropriately; "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
waste 26Definition: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
waste 27Definition: run off as waste; "The water
wastes back into the ocean"
waste 28Definition: get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
waste 29Definition: spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere
friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"
waste 30Definition: located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste
waste 31Definition: disposed of as useless; "waste paper"