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synonyms for go to waste

  • blow
  • consume
  • deplete
  • dissipate
  • divert
  • drain
  • exhaust
  • lavish
  • lose
  • misuse
  • squander
  • undermine
  • atrophy
  • corrode
  • crumble
  • debilitate
  • decay
  • decline
  • decrease
  • disable
  • disappear
  • droop
  • ebb
  • emaciate
  • empty
  • enfeeble
  • fade
  • gnaw
  • misapply
  • perish
  • sap
  • sink
  • splurge
  • thin
  • wane
  • wear
  • wilt
  • wither
  • be of no avail
  • burn up
  • eat away
  • fritter away
  • frivol away
  • gamble away
  • misemploy
  • pour down the drain
  • run dry
  • run through
  • throw away
  • trifle away
  • wear out
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antonyms for go to waste

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  • accumulate
  • collect
  • fill
  • gather
  • hoard
  • maintain
  • save
  • starve
  • succeed
  • aid
  • assist
  • bloom
  • build
  • develop
  • grow
  • help
  • improve
  • increase
  • raise
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • create
  • preserve
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How to use go to waste in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It is the principal waste-product of metabolism, and constitutes about one-half of all the solids excreted—about 30 gm.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All Weimar adores him, and people say that women still go perfectly crazy over him.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
To see a part of my scheme, from which I had hoped so much, go wrong before my eyes is maddening!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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