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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sume v. t. [imp. & p. p. Consumed p. pr. & vb. n. Consuming.]  To destroy, as by decomposition, dissipation, waste, or fire; to use up; to expend; to waste; to burn up; to eat up; to devour.
 If he were putting to my house the brand
 That shall consume it.   --Shak.
    Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth consume.   --Matt. vi. 20 (Rev. Ver.).
    Let me alone . . . that I may consume them.   --Ex. xxxii. 10.
 Syn: -- To destroy; swallow up; ingulf; absorb; waste; exhaust; spend; expend; squander; lavish; dissipate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: completely used up [syn: used-up(a), used up(p)]
      2: eaten or drunk up