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Synonyms for waste

Synonyms for waste

to use up foolishly or needlessly

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

to pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

to fail to take advantage of


to do away with completely and destructively

to destroy completely as or as if by conquering

to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

a tract of unproductive land

Synonyms for waste

the trait of wasting resources

an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation

(law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect

spend thoughtlessly

use inefficiently or inappropriately

run off as waste


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get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing

lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief

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cause to grow thin or weak

cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

become physically weaker

located in a dismal or remote area

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Peter MacLeod, London CHERYL Whats-hername, who can't sing to save her life, is a judge on a talent contest telling other hopefuls if they are good or utter rubbish.
There they sat in front of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, looking smug and warm in their nice suits - and spouted utter rubbish.
David Wilton Tory fears over a nudist hotel What utter rubbish these councillors talk.
Sir Peter O'Sullevan was no doubt speaking for many when he said: "Very few men can talk such utter rubbish more engagingly.
The latest one involving Heather's baby was utter rubbish.
Storrie added: "All this about selling this player and that player, it is utter rubbish.
In response to John Mead (Jan 23) on the subject of Mike Phillips struggling to get a start at Blues, he's talking utter rubbish.
What utter rubbish you speak, along with every 'expert' on TV and in the papers who has forecast Wolves to go down.
Another player - who did not want to be named - said: "It's a complete untruth, total and utter rubbish.
The claims are complete and utter rubbish," the Sun quoted Shah, as saying.
Blair convinced party members that a move to the centre was needed to win the election - utter rubbish.
What utter rubbish, but the comments now possibly suggest that certain readers are indeed unable to digest certain observations made by those who understand and contribute their opinions regarding the politics of today.
MOST of us are often taken aback by some of the utter rubbish written by some of your regular contributors, but the comment that Coventry's bus station is in the wrong place (July 29) and should be relocated to the new development near the railway station takes the prize for this year's biggest load of rubbish so far.
Alice, Bedford Ormonde fascination What utter rubbish by Steve Dennis about the Ormonde Stakes.
re-introducing TB rather than cull badgers" is utter rubbish.