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waste

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  • nounspending, use without thought
  • nounland that is uncultivated
  • noungarbage, refuse
  • verbspend or use without thought; dwindle
  • verbruin, destroy
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Synonyms for waste

noun spending, use without thought
  • misuse
  • decay
  • desolation
  • destruction
  • devastation
  • dilapidation
  • dissipation
  • disuse
  • exhaustion
  • expenditure
  • extravagance
  • fritter
  • havoc
  • improvidence
  • lavishness
  • loss
  • misapplication
  • overdoing
  • prodigality
  • ravage
  • ruin
  • squander
  • squandering
  • wastage
  • wastefulness
  • lost opportunity
  • unthriftiness

Antonyms for waste

  • building
  • construction
  • creation
  • development
  • growth
  • improvement
  • hoarding
  • possessions
  • saving
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to waste

abuse

verb. use wrongly
  • dissipate
  • exhaust
  • misemploy
  • mishandle
  • misuse
  • overburden
  • overtax
  • overwork
  • prostitute
  • spoil
  • squander
  • taint
  • waste

abused

verb. use wrongly

abusing

verb. use wrongly

badlands

noun. barren land

bangle

noun. trinket

barren

adjective. unable to support growth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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