Antonyms

1. radioactive

adjective. ['ˌreɪdiːoʊˈæktɪv'] exhibiting or caused by radioactivity.

Antonyms

  • cold

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Words that Rhyme with Radioactive Waste

  • misplaced
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  • displaced
  • disgraced
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  • retraced
  • replaced
  • lambaste
  • foretaste
  • embraced
  • distaste
  • encased
  • defaced
  • debased
  • traced
  • spaced
  • placed
  • graced
  • erased
  • braced
  • waist
  • taste
  • raced
  • paste
  • paced
  • laced
  • haste
  • faced
  • chaste
  • chased

Example sentences of the word radioactive-waste


1. Noun Phrase
Currently, much of the radioactive waste from nuclear power plants has been stored at the power plant.

2. Noun Phrase
In the event of an accident, the radioactive waste could possibly leak.

3. Noun Phrase
There is no current solution to deal with the issue of radioactive waste.

4. Noun Phrase
Nuclear power plants must find ways to dispose of radioactive waste safely.

2. waste

verb. ['ˈweɪst'] spend thoughtlessly; throw away.

Synonyms

  • use
  • squander
  • blow
  • expend

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • passive
  • active
  • idle

Etymology

  • waste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wasten (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. waste

verb. ['ˈweɪst'] use inefficiently or inappropriately.

Synonyms

  • utilize
  • employ
  • utilise
  • apply

Antonyms

  • win
  • stay
  • chaste
  • motivated

Etymology

  • waste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wasten (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. waste

noun. ['ˈweɪst'] any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted.

Synonyms

  • exhaust fumes
  • scraps
  • scrap
  • refuse
  • excretion
  • dross
  • skank
  • waste product
  • material
  • body waste
  • excretory product
  • crud
  • excreta
  • sewer water
  • slop
  • wastewater
  • excrement
  • impurity
  • rubbish
  • food waste
  • sewerage
  • garbage
  • pollutant
  • fumes
  • toxic waste
  • toxic industrial waste
  • exhaust
  • sewage
  • effluent
  • waste material
  • waste matter
  • trash
  • filth

Antonyms

  • unworldly
  • mental
  • starve
  • purity

Etymology

  • waste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wasten (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. waste

noun. ['ˈweɪst'] useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly.

Synonyms

  • highlife
  • waste of energy
  • extravagance
  • wastefulness
  • activity
  • high life
  • squandering
  • boondoggle
  • waste of material
  • dissipation
  • prodigality
  • waste of effort
  • waste of money
  • lavishness

Antonyms

  • unstuff
  • pull
  • empty
  • obey

Etymology

  • waste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wasten (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. waste

noun. ['ˈweɪst'] the trait of wasting resources.

Synonyms

  • thriftlessness
  • shortsightedness
  • improvidence

Antonyms

  • allow
  • lend oneself
  • natural object
  • incorporeal

Etymology

  • waste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wasten (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. waste

verb. ['ˈweɪst'] become physically weaker.

Synonyms

  • sphacelate
  • gangrene
  • rot
  • deteriorate
  • necrose
  • drop
  • mortify
  • degenerate

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • fill
  • incoming
  • flatter

Etymology

  • waste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wasten (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. waste

verb. ['ˈweɪst'] get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing.

Synonyms

  • do in
  • liquidate
  • knock off
  • kill
  • neutralise

Antonyms

  • undershoot
  • absorb
  • unweave
  • abstain

Etymology

  • waste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wasten (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. waste

adjective. ['ˈweɪst'] located in a dismal or remote area; desolate.

Synonyms

  • godforsaken
  • inhospitable

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • unclog

Etymology

  • waste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wasten (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. waste

verb. ['ˈweɪst'] spend extravagantly.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • hire
  • continue
  • increase
  • levitation

Etymology

  • waste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wasten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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