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Overview of verb exhaust

The verb exhaust has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker out

(wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam")

2. (3) consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out

(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")

3. (1) run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire

(deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength")

4. exhaust

(use up the whole supply of; "We have exhausted the food supplies")

5. exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release

(eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas")

Overview of adj exhausting

The adj exhausting has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) draining, exhausting

(having a debilitating effect; "an exhausting job in the hot sun")

2. exhausting, tiring, wearing, wearying

(producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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