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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. consume: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. consume: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. consume: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. consume: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. consume: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. consume: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Consume, consume: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. consume: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. consume: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. consume: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. consume: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. consume: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Consume, consume: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. consume: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. consume: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. consume: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Consume: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Consume: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. consume: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. consume: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. consume: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. consume: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. consume: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. consume: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. consume: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. consume: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. consume: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. consume: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. consume: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. consume: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Consume: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (consume)

verb:  engage fully ("The effort to pass the exam consumed all his energy")
verb:  serve oneself to, or consume regularly
verb:  use up (resources or materials) ("This car consumes a lot of gas")
verb:  spend extravagantly
verb:  destroy completely ("The fire consumed the building")
verb:  eat immoderately

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Words similar to consume:   eat, ingest, consumed, consuming, deplete, devour, down, exhaust, have, squander, take, ware, waste, eat up, go through, run through, take in, use up, wipe out, more...

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