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consumes, 3rd person singular present; consumed, past participle; consuming, present participle; consumed, past tense;
  1. Eat, drink, or ingest (food or drink)
    • - people consume a good deal of sugar in drinks
  2. Buy (goods or services)

  3. Use up (a resource)
    • - these machines consume 5 percent of the natural gas in the U.S
  4. (esp. of a fire) Completely destroy
    • - the fire spread rapidly, consuming many homes
  5. (of a feeling) Absorb all of the attention and energy of (someone)
    • - Carolyn was consumed with guilt

  1. devour: eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
  2. serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
  3. spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"
  4. destroy completely; "The fire consumed the building"
  5. 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"
  6. engage fully; "The effort to pass the exam consumed all his energy"
  7. (consuming) very intense; "politics is his consuming passion"; "overwhelming joy"
  8. (Consumed (album)) Consumed is the third studio album by the Canadian electronic music artist Richie Hawtin as Plastikman. The album is an exploration of Plastikman's ambient side and features none of the frantic Detroit techno experiments he was chiefly renowned for at the time. ...
  9. (The Consumation) Hurt (sometimes typeset as HURT) is a rock band formed in 2000 in Virginia, now located in Los Angeles, California, United States. Currently in partnership with their manager's independent record label, Amusement, the band has put out three major label albums. ...
  10. To use; To eat; To occupy (one’s attention or thoughts); To destroy completely
  11. (Consumed) (1993, CD, Sentrax Records, UK)
  12. (consumes) means that the parameter is given an initial value for its type. From the perspective of the client, this has the same effect on parameter p of type P as the following two-line code sequence:
  13. To remove a message from a queue and return its contents to the calling application.
  14. To resolve a Peer Name and decrypt the associated payload.
  15. Also known as consumption. The act of drinking aggressively to get Well Tazed. Ex let’s go to an establishment and consume booze before we meet up with those broads.
  16. (v) coyarģa, qoratırģa
  17. Use completely; use all of the substance