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exhaust

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of exhaust

  1. 1 to use up all the physical energy of <the long day at the county fair had exhausted everyone> Synonyms break, burn out, bust, do in, do up, drain, fag, fatigue, frazzle, harass, kill, knock out, outwear, tire, tucker (out), wash out, wear, wear out, weary Related Words debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, sap, waste, weaken Phrases wear to a frazzle Near Antonyms activate, energize, invigorate, rejuvenate, strengthen, vitalize; relax, rest, unwind

  2. 2 to make complete use of <we had been at the theme park barely for two hours, and we were on the verge of exhausting our spending money> Synonyms absorb, burn, consume, devour, drain, draw down, deplete, expend, play out, spend, use upRelated Words abate, decrease, de-escalate, diminish, downsize, dwindle, lessen, lower, reduce; eat, use; bankrupt, clean (out), impoverish; cripple, debilitate, disable, enfeeble, sap, undermine, weaken; dry up, empty; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), guzzle, lavish, misspend, run through, squander, throw away, wasteNear Antonyms augment, enlarge, increase; bolster, enforce, fortify, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; rebuild, repair, restore, revive; conserve, preserve, saveAntonyms renew, replace




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