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One entry found for consume.
Main Entry: conĚsume
Pronunciation: kschwan-primarystresssüm
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): conĚsumed; conĚsumĚing
1 : to destroy by or as if by fire
2 : USE UP, SPEND <the search consumed most of our time>
3 : to eat or drink up <consumed a whole gallon of ice cream>
4 : to take up the interest or attention of <was consumed with curiosity>
5 : to use as a customer <consume goods and services>
synonym see EAT
- conĚsumĚable /-primarystresssü-mschwa-bschwal/ adjective

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