consume consume  /kən ˈsum/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) eat immoderately
  2. (v) serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  3. (v) spend extravagantly
  4. (v) destroy completely
  5. (v) use up (resources or materials)
  6. (v) engage fully

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Usage(s):

  1. News about consumer behavior.
  2. If you are against a consumer regulatory agency, then everybody will say youre against consumer regulation.
  3. The Obama administrations proposal to create a new agency that focuses directly on protecting consumers from deceptive mortgage practices deserves support in Congress.

News

  1. Seattle tells state regulators it wants pot tourism

    The city of Seattle embraces pot tourism and wants state regulators to consider allowing private clubs for visitors to consume marijuana in, according to a letter sent to state regulators by City Attorney Pete Holmes. Mayor Mike McGinn supports the letter. City Council President Sally Clark sai
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Front-loaders save water and kilowatts

    Sideways tubs are kinder to clothes and the environment Portlanders consume an average of 60 gallons of water a day — about 13 gallons of it just to wash clothes — according to the Portland Water Bureau. It may be time to consider a front-loading washing machine, which uses far less water and energy. That means savings on your utility bills. How they work Most top-loading machines need full tubs ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Portland Tribune

  3. Yappn Launches Global Event and Broadcast Platform for Trade Shows, Meetings and Conferences

    Yappn Corp. is pleased to announce that its development platform, Yappn , an upcoming online multi-lingual social community where people can meet, chat, engage and consume media in almost 70 languages, ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Jobs pointed to the "avalanche" of media outlets offering content for Apple's mobile devices -- which do not support Flash -- as proof that Flash is "no longer necessary to watch video or consume any kind of Web content."
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: TechNewsWorld

  2. President Obama has said, "We cannot rebuild this economy on the same pile of sand. We must move us from an era of borrow and spend to one where we save and invest; where we consume less at home and send more exports abroad."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Hill (blog)

  3. "We all make mistakes, however this is about accountability. Under no circumstances should anyone consume alcohol while driving," Pennington said in the statement. "I could have jeopardized the lives of others and I am grateful there was no...
    on May 9, 2007 By: Ty Pennington Source: WLWT

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