WASTE antonym


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  • S: (s) godforsaken, waste wild (located in a dismal or remote area), desolate, a desert island, a godforsaken wilderness crossroads, a wild stretch of land, waste places
  • S: (n) waste waste_material, waste_matter, waste_product (any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted), they collect the waste once a week, much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers
  • S: (n) waste wastefulness, dissipation (useless or profitless activity), using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly, if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste, mindless dissipation of natural resources
  • S: (n) thriftlessness, waste wastefulness (the trait of wasting resources), a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste, the wastefulness of missed opportunities
  • S: (n) barren, waste wasteland (an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation), the barrens of central Africa, the trackless wastes of the desert
  • S: (n) waste permissive_waste ((law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect ),
  • S: (v) waste blow, squander (spend thoughtlessly), throw away, He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends, You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree
  • S: (v) waste (use inefficiently or inappropriately), waste heat, waste a joke on an unappreciative audience
  • S: (v) waste (get rid of), We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer
  • S: (v) waste run_off (run off as waste), The water wastes back into the ocean
  • S: (v) neutralize, neutralise, liquidate, waste knock_off, do_in (get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing), The mafia liquidated the informer, the double agent was neutralized
  • S: (v) consume, squander, waste ware (spend extravagantly), waste not, want not
  • S: (v) pine_away, waste languish (lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief), After her husband died, she just pined away
  • S: (v) waste emaciate, macerate (cause to grow thin or weak), The treatment emaciated him
  • S: (v) lay_waste_to, waste devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge (cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly), The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion
  • S: (v) waste rot (become physically weaker), Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world
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