verb (used with object), con·sumed, con·sum·ing.
verb (used without object), con·sumed, con·sum·ing.
Origin of consume
Synonyms for consume
Examples from the Web for consume
Contemporary Examples of consume
And as technology adapts to reflect the ways we consume media, so too is the family adapting to technology.Binge Watching is the New Bonding Time
The Daily Beast
December 10, 2014
This is just the way we consume TV now: our favorite shows, whenever we want them, wherever we want them.New Innovations Let You Watch TV Anywhere You Go
December 8, 2014
You consume a nutritionally unbalanced diet because of concerns about “food purity.”Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession
October 25, 2014
This means supplying proteins and fats because our bodies tend to need to eat less frequently when we consume them.‘Good Poop’ Diet Is the Next Big Thing
October 7, 2014
She is equally desirous of Levine, as animalistic and eager to consume him while sticky with sanguine fluid.Sex, Blood and Maroon 5: Pop Culture’s Wounds Run Deep
October 3, 2014
Historical Examples of consume
Between those who produce the means of life, and those who consume them.The Crown of Wild Olive
He then treated the second bird in the same manner, and assisted his lady-love to consume it, as well as the remainder of the oil.The Giant of the North
In the towns or villages where they stop, they begin by requisitioning food and drink, which they consume till intoxicated.The Great War and How It Arose
Nor has he a moral right to consume on himself the whole even of his profits.August Comte and Positivism
Though not precisely students, they yet consume the midnight oil—chiefly as a beverage.