Definitions for exhaust

Definitions for (noun) exhaust

Main entry: exhaust, exhaust system

Definition: system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged

Main entry: exhaust, exhaust fumes, fumes

Definition: gases ejected from an engine as waste products

Definitions for (verb) exhaust

Main entry: wash up, exhaust, beat, tucker, tucker out

Definition: wear out completely

Usage: This kind of work exhausts me; I'm beat; He was all washed up after the exam

Main entry: exhaust, expel, eject, discharge, release

Definition: eliminate (a substance)

Usage: combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas

Main entry: exhaust

Definition: use up the whole supply of

Usage: We have exhausted the food supplies

Main entry: consume, eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust

Definition: use up (resources or materials)

Usage: this car consumes a lot of gas; We exhausted our savings; They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

Main entry: play out, exhaust, run down, sap, tire

Definition: deplete

Usage: exhaust one's savings; We quickly played out our strength

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