verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of exhaust
SYNONYMS FOR exhaust
Examples from the Web for exhausted
For me and some of my students, 2014 was the year of rediscovering old resources whose value is not exhausted yet.
This breach is an extraordinary emotional drag on the exhausted population.In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive|Peter Schwartzstein|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I forced my exhausted body to exercise, I yelled at my legs like a drill sergeant, demanding five more minutes or one more set.
She is genuinely concerned, of course, that you look so exhausted and old.
Molendorp is exhausted by the “constant purity exams” being conducted by his fellow party members.
Our horses were so exhausted and thin that on their bones we could have hung our overcoats.Beasts, Men and Gods|Ferdinand Ossendowski
A suggestion,' says he, 'may be ever so old; but it is not exhausted until it is acted upon, or rejected on sufficient reason.'Chambers' Edinburgh Journal|Various
There, pale and exhausted and entirely out of spirits, Graham turned quickly on his brother.The Sins of the Children|Cosmo Hamilton
Now, however, with diminished numbers and exhausted wealth, they had to face new enemies.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 1|Henry Charles Lea
Trouble began to crowd on us the third day of our journey—our little stock of provisions was exhausted.The White Rose of Memphis|William C. Falkner
British Dictionary definitions for exhausted
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