Consumed
Consume Con*sume" (k[o^]n*s[=u]m"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consumed} (k[o^]n*s[=u]md"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Consuming}.] [L. consumere to take wholly or completely, to consume; con- + sumere to take; sub + emere to buy. See {Redeem}.] To destroy, as by decomposition, dissipation, waste, or fire; to use up; to expend; to waste; to burn up; to eat up; to devour. [1913 Webster]

If he were putting to my house the brand That shall consume it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth consume. --Matt. vi. 20 (Rev. Ver.). [1913 Webster]

Let me alone . . . that I may consume them. --Ex. xxxii. 10.

Syn: To destroy; swallow up; ingulf; absorb; waste; exhaust; spend; expend; squander; lavish; dissipate. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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