Synonyms of consumption


1. consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake, bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity

usage: the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

2. pulmonary tuberculosis, consumption, phthisis, wasting disease, white plague, tuberculosis, TB, T.B.

usage: involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

3. consumption, economic consumption, usance, use, use of goods and services, demand

usage: (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"

4. consumption, using up, expenditure, depletion

usage: the act of consuming something

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