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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 fail to take advantage of

      1. To fail to hit, reach, catch, or otherwise make contact with:
      2. To be too late for or fail to meet (a train, for example).
      3. To fail to perceive, experience, or understand:
      1. To be unsuccessful in retaining possession of; mislay:
      2. To be deprived of (something one has had):
      3. To be left alone or desolate because of the death of:
  5. To do away with completely and destructively

      1. To cause (food or drink, for example) to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
      2. To put up with (something unpleasant):
      3. To refrain from expressing; suppress:
      1. To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
      2. To take in and absorb as food:
      3. To include habitually or by preference in one's diet:
      1. To eat up greedily.
      2. To destroy, consume, or waste:
      3. To take in eagerly:
      1. To take in as food; eat or drink up.
      2. To expend; use up:
      3. To purchase (goods or services) for direct use or ownership.
    See also:

    help

  6. To destroy completely as or as if by conquering

    See also:

    help

  7. To cause the death of

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

    See also:

    help

Noun
  1. Excessive or imprudent expenditure

  2. A tract of unproductive land

      1. A large tract of land that has not been significantly affected by human activities.
      2. A barren or desolate area; a wasteland.
      3. Something characterized by bewildering vastness, perilousness, or unchecked profusion:
      1. Land that is desolate, barren, or ravaged.
      2. Something that is lacking in intellectual or cultural substance:
      1. A dry, often sandy region of little rainfall, extreme temperatures, and sparse vegetation.
      2. A region of permanent cold that is largely or entirely devoid of life.
      3. An apparently lifeless area of water.
      1. Not producing or incapable of producing offspring. Used of female animals.
      2. Not producing or incapable of producing offspring. Used of women.
      3. Not producing or incapable of producing fruit:
      1. Barren land typically having rough, deeply eroded terrain.
    See also:

    rich

Another word for waste

Modifier
Noun
  1. The state of being wasted

  2. Refuse

  3. Unused land

      1. To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing:
      2. To soak, rinse out, and remove (dirt or stain) with water or other liquid:
      3. To make moist or wet; drench:
      1. An area of low-lying land that is frequently flooded, especially one dominated by woody plants.
      2. A lowland region saturated with water.
      3. A situation or place fraught with difficulties and imponderables:
      1. Land with a soft muddy surface.
      2. A difficult or precarious situation; a predicament.
      1. To make fast (a vessel, for example) by means of cables, anchors, or lines:
      2. To fix in place; secure:
      3. To provide with an abiding emotional attachment:
      1. An area of low wet land having peaty soil and typically being less acidic than a bog.
      1. An area having a wet, spongy, acidic substrate composed chiefly of sphagnum moss and peat in which characteristic shrubs and herbs and sometimes trees usually grow.
      2. Any of certain other wetland areas, such as a fen, having a peat substrate.
      3. An area of soft, naturally waterlogged ground.
      1. Barren land typically having rough, deeply eroded terrain.
      1. An area of low-lying land that is usually saturated with water and is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plants.
      1. A treeless area beyond the timberline in high-latitude regions, having a permanently frozen subsoil and supporting low-growing vegetation such as lichens, mosses, and shrubs.
      2. A similar area found at high elevations.
      1. Land that is desolate, barren, or ravaged.
      2. Something that is lacking in intellectual or cultural substance:
      1. An area which abounds in dust and which is very dry.
      2. The central region of the United States during the 1930s.
      3. The 1930s period.
      1. A large tract of land that has not been significantly affected by human activities.
      2. A barren or desolate area; a wasteland.
      3. Something characterized by bewildering vastness, perilousness, or unchecked profusion:
      1. A dry, often sandy region of little rainfall, extreme temperatures, and sparse vegetation.
      2. A region of permanent cold that is largely or entirely devoid of life.
      3. An apparently lifeless area of water.
Verb
  1. To use without result

  2. To squander