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Synonyms for consumption

Synonyms for (noun) consumption

Synonyms: consumption, using up, expenditure Definition: the act of consuming something

Similar words: depletion Definition: the act of decreasing something markedly

Synonyms: uptake, consumption, ingestion, intake Definition: the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

Similar words: bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity Definition: an organic process that takes place in the body Usage: respiratory activity

Synonyms: consumption, economic consumption, usance, use, use of goods and services Definition: (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing Usage: the consumption of energy has increased steadily

Similar words: demand Definition: the ability and desire to purchase goods and services Usage: the automobile reduced the demand for buggywhips; the demand exceeded the supply

Synonyms: phthisis, pulmonary tuberculosis, consumption, wasting disease, white plague Definition: involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

Similar words: tuberculosis, T.B., TB Definition: infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)