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Another word for waste

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Verb
  1. To use up foolishly or needlessly

    See also:

    save

  2. To spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

    See also:

    save

  3. To pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

    See also:

    industrious

  4. To do away with completely and destructively

    See also:

    help

  5. To destroy completely as or as if by conquering

    See also:

    help

  6. To take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

    See also:

    help

Another word for waste

Synonym Study

  • Wilderness refers to an uninhabited waste where a lack of paths or trails makes it difficult to find one's way, esp. to such a region thickly covered with trees and underbrush
  • Badlands is applied to a barren, hilly waste where rapid erosion has cut the soft rocks into fantastic shapes
  • A desert is a barren, arid, usually sandy tract of land
  • Waste , in this connection, is the general word for any stretch of uncultivable, hence uninhabitable, land