Textual thesaurus for "consume"

(verb) have, ingest, take, take in

serve oneself to, or consume regularly

Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

(verb) eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust

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

(verb) squander, waste, ware

spend extravagantly

waste not, want not

(verb) down, devour, go through

eat immoderately

Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal