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1. consume

verb. ['kənˈsuːm'] eat immoderately.

Synonyms

  • go through
  • eat
  • devour

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • diverge
  • miss
  • disengage

Etymology

  • consumere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Consume

  • mcbroom
  • exhume
  • reassume
  • presume
  • perfume
  • maktoum
  • legroom
  • laplume
  • khartoum
  • deblum
  • costume
  • resume
  • kaboom
  • entomb
  • abloom
  • vroom
  • plume
  • kume
  • hume
  • groome
  • groom
  • gloom
  • fume
  • flume
  • crume
  • croom
  • broome
  • broom
  • blume
  • blum

How do you pronounce consume?

Pronounce consume as kənˈsum.

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Sentences with consume


1. Verb, base form
Instead, look to consume a healthy meal that will pack in macronutrients and micronutrients.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The adage you are what you consume should apply to media as much as it does to food.

Quotes about consume


1. The one thing I don't consume during 'Today' - which surprises many people - is coffee. I find that a lot of water helps wake me up, without the buzz. I love coffee, but usually reserve a double espresso as an afternoon pick-me-up before settling in to do the weekend 'Nightly News.'
- Lester Holt

2. I am a man"he told her, "and men do not consume pink beverages. Get thee gone woman, and bring me something brown.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

3. We are taught to consume. And that's what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction, then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's hands climbing the corporate ladder of success.
- River Phoenix

2. consume

verb. ['kənˈsuːm'] serve oneself to, or consume regularly.

Synonyms

  • take up
  • do drugs
  • use
  • sup
  • swallow
  • get down
  • touch
  • habituate
  • feed
  • ingest
  • have
  • cannibalize
  • taste
  • replete
  • cannibalise
  • take in
  • eat
  • satiate
  • fuddle
  • drug
  • smoke
  • try out
  • fill
  • hit
  • suck in
  • sample
  • drink
  • try
  • partake
  • sate
  • booze
  • imbibe
  • take

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness

Etymology

  • consumere (Latin)

3. consume

verb. ['kənˈsuːm'] spend extravagantly.

Synonyms

  • luxuriate
  • fool away
  • waste
  • squander
  • frivol away
  • fritter
  • overspend
  • dissipate
  • spend
  • fling
  • fool
  • drop
  • splurge
  • fritter away
  • wanton
  • ware
  • shoot
  • shower
  • expend

Antonyms

  • raise
  • ascend
  • rise
  • encourage

Etymology

  • consumere (Latin)

4. consume

verb. ['kənˈsuːm'] destroy completely.

Synonyms

  • destroy

Antonyms

  • breastfeed
  • starve

Etymology

  • consumere (Latin)

5. consume

verb. ['kənˈsuːm'] engage fully.

Synonyms

  • engross
  • absorb
  • engage

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • leave office
  • stay
  • conserve

Etymology

  • consumere (Latin)

6. consume

verb. ['kənˈsuːm'] use up (resources or materials).

Synonyms

  • run down
  • run out
  • play out
  • run through
  • indulge
  • drain
  • eat up
  • occupy
  • eat
  • spend
  • burn off
  • wipe out
  • burn
  • take
  • exhaust
  • tire
  • sap
  • use up
  • burn up
  • drop
  • deplete
  • expend

Antonyms

  • supply
  • refrain
  • disbelieve
  • end

Etymology

  • consumere (Latin)
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