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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. waste: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. waste: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. waste: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. waste: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. waste: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. waste, waste, waste: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Waste, waste: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. waste: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. waste: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. waste: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. waste: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. waste: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. waste: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. waste (n.), waste (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. waste: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. waste: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. waste: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. W.A.S.T.E. (band), WASTE, Waste (Dove Cameron song), Waste (Foster the People song), Waste (disambiguation), Waste (law), Waste: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. waste: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Waste: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. waste: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. waste: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. waste: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. waste: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. waste: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  26. Waste: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  27. waste: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. waste: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. waste: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. waste: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. waste: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. waste: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. WASTE: The Britannia Lexicon (Middle Ages Glossary) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (15 matching dictionaries)
  1. Waste: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. waste: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Waste: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  4. waste: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  5. waste: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  7. waste: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  8. Waste: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  9. Waste: FACS Journalist's Guide to Economic Terms [home, info]
  10. WASTE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  11. Waste: International Law Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Waste (computer program), Waste (law), waste: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  13. Waste (computer program), waste: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  14. Waste: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  15. waste: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Waste (computer program), waste: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. waste: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Waste: Hepatitis C Information Central [home, info]
  3. Waste (computer program), waste: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. WASTE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. WASTE: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. waste: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. waste: Environmental Terminology Discovery Service [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. waste: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. Waste, waste: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  2. Waste: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. Waste: Glossary of Coal Mining Terms [home, info]
  4. waste: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  5. Waste: Nuclear Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (waste)

noun:  useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly ("If the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste")
noun:  (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
noun:  any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted ("They collect the waste once a week")
noun:  the trait of wasting resources ("A life characterized by thriftlessness and waste")
noun:  an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation ("The trackless wastes of the desert")
verb:  run off as waste ("The water wastes back into the ocean")
verb:  get rid of ("We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer")
verb:  spend thoughtlessly; throw away ("He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends")
verb:  cause to grow thin or weak
verb:  waste away
verb:  use inefficiently or inappropriately ("Waste heat")
verb:  devastate or ravage ("The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion")
verb:  lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
verb:  spend extravagantly ("Waste not, want not")
verb:  get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
adjective:  located in a dismal or remote area; desolate ("Waste places")
adjective:  disposed of as useless ("Waste paper")

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