verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of exhaust
SYNONYMS FOR exhaust
Examples from the Web for exhaust
He begins to flail and exhaust himself before submerging for good.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So in addition to being able to demoralize and exhaust you, the book tour can kill you.Dumps and Death Threats, Hecklers and Vindication: True Tales from Today’s DIY Book Tour|Bill Morris|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You might exhaust yourself trying to please them both which is more work than you realize.
What I need is noise, exhaust, and a cityscape of cab drivers honking and swearing at people.John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight,’ Turning Down CBS, and ‘Nauseating’ American Politics|Marlow Stern|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To most writers, the subject of money is like the words of a bully—they exhaust themselves pretending to not be affected by it.
It's the only place I know that's big enough to exhaust your energies.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
Exhaust a weighed sample (in powder) with ether, and evaporate by the heat of a hot-water bath.
There are two central disk plates worked by separate eccentrics, which give separate motion to the steam and exhaust valves.
The car rolled away, and filled the night with the low, smooth thunder of its exhaust.Detectives, Inc.|William Heyliger
Vociferous voices hailed it, only to induce an augmented bellow of the exhaust with an instantaneous acceleration of impetus.Red Masquerade|Louis Joseph Vance
British Dictionary definitions for exhaust
verb (mainly tr)
- the expulsion of expanded gas or steam from an engine
- (as modifier)exhaust stroke
- the parts of an engine through which the exhausted gases or steam pass
- (as modifier)exhaust valve; exhaust pipe