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Synonyms for consume

Synonyms for consume

to take (food) into the body as nourishment

to eat completely or entirely

to be depleted


to use up foolishly or needlessly

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

to do away with completely and destructively

to occupy the full attention of

Synonyms for consume

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In standby mode, the self-throttling processor consumes less than 1W, substantially reducing average power consumption.
To lose weight (fat), he must expend fewer calories than he consumes.
Eric Dumont of Boralex told attendees of the Maine Recycling & Solid Waste Conference, held in early April in Rockport, that its biomass plants that are approved to burn clean demolition wood may consume up to 450,000 tons per year of the product.
However, the carrier may not entirely consume the fuel in the state in which purchased.
People who consume diets high in added sugar get lower levels of fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, folate, niacin, riboflavin, and vitamins A, B-6, B-12, C, and E.
Citing substantial evidence that most Americans do not consume enough calcium to stave off bone loss, a panel of nutrition experts set new standards Wednesday that increase the recommended daily allowance of calcium-rich foods by roughly one serving per day for most people.
Per person, the Japanese of today consume more than four times as much aluminum, almost five times as much energy, and 25 times as much steel as people in Japan did in 1950.
The average person consumes about 50 apples per year, or about once a week
Calcium supplements can preserve and even build bones in the large share of the population that steadfastly consumes diets deficient in the mineral.
The average American adult consumes about 200 milligrams (mg) of caffeine a day, and the top ten percent consume an average of 400 ma, according to John J.
Car PC Consumes Less Than Car Parking Lights, Eliminates Battery Drain
For much of the remaining afternoon, the hunting party huddles around its kills and consumes virtually all traces of them -- flesh, internal organs, bones, and even hair.
A guy who consumes few beta-carotene-rich foods typically has a two-fold higher lung cancer risk than the guy who consumes a lot.