Definisi 'waste'
English to English
adjective
1 Desolate; devastated; stripped; bare; hence, dreary; dismal; gloomy; cheerless.
source: webster1913
adjective satellite
2 located in a dismal or remote area; desolate
Example:
• a desert island
• a godforsaken wilderness crossroads
• a wild stretch of land
• waste places
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noun
3 any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
Example:
• they collect the waste once a week
• much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
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4 useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
Example:
• if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste
• mindless dissipation of natural resources
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5 the trait of wasting resources
Example:
• a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste
• the wastefulness of missed opportunities
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6 an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
Example:
• the barrens of central Africa
• the trackless wastes of the desert
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7 (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
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8 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, words, etc.
source: webster1913
9 Material derived by mechanical and chemical erosion from the land, carried by streams to the sea.
source: webster1913
verb
10 spend thoughtlessly; throw away
Example:
• He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends
• You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree
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11 use inefficiently or inappropriately
Example:
• waste heat
• waste a joke on an unappreciative audience
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12 get rid of
Example:
• We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer
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13 run off as waste
Example:
• The water wastes back into the ocean
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14 get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
Example:
• The mafia liquidated the informer
• the double agent was neutralized
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15 spend extravagantly
Example:
• waste not, want not
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16 lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
Example:
• After her husband died, she just pined away
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17 cause to grow thin or weak
Example:
• The treatment emaciated him
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18 cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
Example:
• The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion
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19 become physically weaker
Example:
• Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world
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20 To bring to ruin; to devastate; to desolate; to destroy.
source: webster1913
21 To be diminished; to lose bulk, substance, strength, value, or the like, gradually; to be consumed; to dwindle; to grow less.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
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