consume

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consume /kənˈsuːm/ Brit /kənˈsjuːm/ verb
consumes; consumed; consuming
consume
/kənˈsuːm/ Brit /kənˈsjuːm/
verb
consumes; consumed; consuming
Learner's definition of CONSUME
[+ object]
: to eat or drink (something)
sometimes used figuratively
Synonyms see: eat
: to use (fuel, time, resources, etc.)
see also time-consuming
: to destroy (something) with fire
: to take all of a person's attention, energy, time, etc.
usually used as (be) consumed

— consuming

adjective
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