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  Words related to consumption

Related / Similar Words: using up, expenditure, ingestion, intake, uptake, economic consumption, usance, use, use of goods and services, pulmonary tuberculosis, phthisis, wasting disease, white plague

 

Definition:
  • the act of consuming something;
  • the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating);
  • (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily";
  • involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body;

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    Hyponyms: burnup, eating, feeding, swallow, drink, deglutition, sucking, suck, suction, drinking, imbibing, imbibition, conspicuous consumption

     

    Derivational Morphology: use, expend, consume, ingest, take in, take, have

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: консумиране   Catalan: consum  
    Finnish: kuluttaminen   French: consommer  
    German: Konsum   Hebrew: צריכה  
    Japanese: 消費   Portuguese: consumo  
    Russian: потребление   Spanish: consumir  
     
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