1. [Verb]: serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don''t take sugar in my coffee"

2. [Verb]: spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"

3. [Verb]: destroy completely; "The fire consumed the building"

4. [Verb]: engage fully; "The effort to pass the exam consumed all his energy"

5. [Verb]: use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"

6. [Verb]: eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"

Opposite words to 'consume'

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