Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
consume

19 September 2020 Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We have 25 answers for the crossword clue consume. We last saw the 'consume' clue in Evening Standard Easy Crossword on Monday, 21 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Engage fully; "The effort to pass the exam consumed all his energy"
  • Serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
  • Spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"
  • Eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
  • 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"
  • Destroy completely; "The fire consumed the building"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'consume'.

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Crossword Answers

3 Letters

EAT

Take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"

USE

Exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"

4 Letters

DOWN

(American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have four downs to gain ten yards"

HAVE

A person who possesses great material wealth

TAKE

The act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

WARE

Commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"

5 Letters

EATUP

Enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"

USEUP

Require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"

WASTE

Useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"

6 Letters

ABSORB

Cause to become one with; "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"

DEVOUR

Eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"

ENGULF

Flow over or cover completely; "The bright light engulfed him completely"

EXPEND

Use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"

INGEST

Serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"

TAKEIN

Make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"

7 Letters

DEPLETE

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"

EXHAUST

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

POSSESS

Have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"

SWALLOW

The act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"

TAKE IN

WIPEOUT

A spill in some sport (as a fall from a bicycle or while skiing or being capsized on a surfboard)

8 Letters

SQUANDER

Spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"

9 Letters

GOTHROUGH

Eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"

10 Letters

RUNTHROUGH

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"

13 Letters

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