Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Say, he uses up cloth enough in his vest to make me a whole suit.

He uses up twenty pounds of food and drink and oxygen a day.

It's a sweet little spendthrift, but she uses up a deal of money.

Unc' Landy uses up every bit and end to fix up the fences and roofs.

Means just the same, only uses up a few more letters to make the words.

It demands the attention for almost a week, and uses up the faculties for a month.

On the whole, during the year, he uses up more time than the Clock does.

I shall give the name of him who mislays my pen and uses up my ink.

It uses up some available fertility that might otherwise be lost, and releases it when it rots in the ground.

Impatience merely wears us out and uses up strength which nature wishes us to use in some other way.