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How to Pronounce waste?

Correct pronunciation for the word "waste" is [wˈe͡ɪst], [wˈe‍ɪst], [w_ˈeɪ_s_t].

Definition of waste

  1. Destroyed; ruined; desolate; uncultivated; destitute; stripped; superfiuous; worthless; of no value; untilled. Laid waste, desolated; ruined.
  2. To diminish by gradual dissipation or loss; to scatter and destroy; to squander; to cause to be lost through wantonness or negligence; to destroy in enmity; to desolate; to destroy by violence: to impair strength gradually; to wear out; to spend; to consume; to damage, impair or injure, as an estate, by suffering the buildings, fences, &c., to go to decay; to exhaust.
  3. The act of squandering; dissipation of property through wantonness, ambition, extravagance, luxury, or negligence; useless expenditure; prodigality or dissipation; a desolate or uncultivated country; land untilled, though capable of tillage; region ruined and deserted; mischief; destruction; spoil, destruction or injury done to houses, woods, &c., to the prejudice of the heir.
  4. To lose bulk or substance gradually; to be diminished or lost by slow dissipation, consumption or evaporation.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Waste?

  • The personal forms of the verb "waste" in present tense are:

  • - I waste

  • - You waste

  • - He/She/It wastes

  • - We waste

  • - You waste

  • - They waste
  • What is the past tense of Waste?

  • The personal forms of the verb "waste" in the past tense are:

  • 1. I wasted

  • 2. You wasted

  • 3. He/she/it wasted

  • 4. We wasted

  • 5. You wasted

  • 6. They wasted
  • What is the adverb for waste?

    The adverb form of "waste" is "wastefully".

    What is the adjective for waste?

    The adjective form of the word "waste" is "wasteful".

    Usage over time for waste:

    This graph shows how "waste" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of waste?

    The plural of the "waste" can be the "wastes".

    What is the singular form of waste?

    The singular of the "waste" can be the "waste".

    Synonyms for Waste:

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