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Definitions of exhaust

  1. To draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely; as, to exhaust the water of a well; the moisture of the earth is exhausted by evaporation. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To drain, metaphorically; to use or expend wholly, or till the supply comes to an end; to deprive wholly of strength; to use up; to weary or tire out; to wear out; as, to exhaust one's strength, patience, or resources. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly; as, to exhaust a subject. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To subject to the action of various solvents in order to remove all soluble substances or extractives; as, to exhaust a drug successively with water, alcohol, and ether. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To empty by drawing off the contents; drain; weaken; wear out by exertion; discuss or treat thoroughly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To draw out the whole of: to use the whole strength of: to wear or tire out: to treat of or develop completely. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To drain; empty; use up; weaken. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To reduce; weaken. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To examine or discuss to the uttermost. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. use up, as of resources or materials; "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel, etc.) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. To draw out or drain off the wholo of; to empty by drawing out the contents; to use or expend the whole of by exertion, as one's strength; to tire out; to treat of, as a subject, so completely as to leave nothing unsaid. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To empty by drawing out; to use and expend the whole; to fatigue very much. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. gases ejected from an engine as waste products Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. The steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. The foul air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. That which is drawn off, as steam from an engine. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Exhaustible. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Drained; exhausted. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for exhaust

  1. His well- known way was to exhaust those possibilities of effect in which the commonplace is so rich. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  2. After remaining three years at Hercte, he removed to the town of Eryx, intending to tire the Romans out; but like many others who attempt to exhaust the patience of others, he found his own stock rapidly diminishing. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
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