Synonym of waste

Alternative for waste

wastes, wasted, wasting

Synonym: consume, dregs, exhaust, garbage, refuse, rubbish, spend, squander, use up,

Antonym: save,

Noun

Unwanted or unusable material, substances, or by-products
refuse rubbish debris litter scrap dross garbage trash junk dregs leavings offal offscourings effluvium sweepings chaff deadwood detritus dreck drek dust effluvia leftovers offscouring raffle remains riffraff scraps spilth truck effluent sewage excess hogwash rubble ruins rummage slop swill draff residue mullock grot orts sediment discarded matter gash odds and ends raff muck lumber flotsam and jetsam debitage cultch slag fragments flotsam wreckage scum remnants ashes lees scourings waste matter filth wreck waste material slops oddments spoilage pieces deposit residuum sludge sewerage jetsam clutter slush grounds tripe crapola sleaze scoria bits impurity gubbins remainder cheese crust recrement rejects cast-offs scrapings shavings collateral driftwood dirt bits and pieces shell precipitate settlings salvage accumulation odds and sods castoffs deposition gunk sublimate grouts alluvium silt excrement husks hulls shreds landfill sullage carrion leaving poop poo faeces glumes domestic refuse runoff discharge wastewater pod shard scattering rash rejectamenta dump compost grains scree bric-a-brac stuff dunghill brash surplus scobs sinter useless things discarded things cinders spoil droppings white elephants miscellany space junk cargo sea-drift balance legacy off cuts offcuts solid waste feces relics waste paper bilge precipitation matter solids ground powder settling gook shambles grime wastage ruin crackup mincemeat skids deposits drainage smut soil drain water waste water crud miscellanea remnant rest bits and bobs overage jumble sundries things knick-knacks extra clobber part leftover remaining part parings heel residual filtrate stub end oddment crumbs relic pickings leftover fag end unused supplies uneaten food tail ends

Noun

An act or instance of using or expending something carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose
wastefulness squandering extravagance dissipation prodigality expenditure improvidence misapplication squander lavishness misemployment misspending unthriftiness exhaustion fritter loss misuse spending abuse disuse overdoing frittering away overindulgence profligacy exorbitance profusion excess overspending unthrift extravagancy immoderation recklessness unrestraint unreasonableness profuseness folly outrageousness preposterousness frittering wasting depletion draining thriftlessness consumption dissipating wildness intemperance bounteousness indulgence wantonness abandon lavishing outlay disbursement irresponsibility lack of thrift irregularity overspend spendthrift behaviour free-spending ways lack of restraint imprudence carelessness blowing doling out paying out negligence short-sightedness losing superfluity wild spending neglect shortsightedness heedlessness inordinateness extravagantness superfluousness plethora superabundance excessiveness surfeit overplus overabundance throwing away use utilization usage utilisation exploitation drain expending consuming wastage burning decadence exaggeration profligateness absurdity burning up using up debauchery self-indulgence dissoluteness dissolution self-gratification intemperateness overconsumption depravity licentiousness pleasure-seeking insobriety immoderacy nimiety hedonism sybaritism degeneracy immoderateness perversion corruption lack of self-control libertinage corruptness degenerateness decadency rakishness libertinism pervertedness abjection debasement dissipatedness degeneration turpitude demoralization degradation sensualism epicureanism luxury lotus-eating demoralisation voluptuousness pursuit of pleasure high living pleasure lack of self-restraint high life vice immorality sinfulness high-living evil lewdness injustice unfairness exorbitantness intoxication inebriation riotousness crapulence greed gluttony lack of control sensuality money down the drain money down the toilet baseness epicurism gratification carnality luxuriousness wickedness vileness sin abandonment enjoyment self-satisfaction iniquity flagitiousness criminality nefariousness improbity viciousness drunkenness dolce vita iniquitousness lechery lecherousness promiscuity lustfulness impurity libidinousness la dolce vita to hell in handbasket free-living life in the fast lane licence incontinence waste of money immoral behaviour extremity saturnalia extreme behaviour extreme

Noun

A large area of barren, typically uninhabited land
desert wasteland expanse breadth wilds length spread wilderness barren desolation distance extent field heath reach stretch barrenness emptiness expansion plain solitude vastness void badlands bog brush brushland bush fen jungle marsh marshland moor quagmire swamp tundra wild dust bowl no-man's-land sheet area sweep space barren land range span radius extension scope moonscape barrens tract region belt badland blanket width orbit amplitude compass malpais covering bounds limits line purview Sahara flats parameters confines horizons gap interval separation swathe spacing way lead depth remove interspace sea sphere carpet territory bit size horizon sand dunes barren region lava bed arid region immensity margin domain latitude good ways country mile far piece section remoteness room large space uninterrupted space bridge wing wastes out-of-doors outdoors open nature bundu uninhabited region boondocks sticks backwoods outback forest hinterland open air boonies inhospitable region uncultivated region rough country no-man's land back country primeval forest measure dimensions dimension realm limit ambit capacity scale acreage volume spectrum magnitude gamut proportions diameter mileage spaciousness measurement amount ken swing wideness height thickness elbowroom proportion play leeway diapason journey coverage arm's length rate remit capaciousness space of time measurements footprint full extent longitude square footage bore ordering placing arranging positioning winning margin distance lengthwise linearity ranginess extent lengthwise longness linear measure continuance calibre spreading out spacing out traveling distance broadness beam slack headroom clearance place start edge province module caliber gauge legroom elbow room berth window accommodation flying start breathing space time interval breathing room wiggle room zone gage weight perspective ratio linear perspective circle neighbourhood vicinity register neighborhood pale quantity earshot extensity panorama mass bulk value run of tonnage footage determination analysis valuation density metage frequency degree time pitch judgement calibration judgment survey altitude

Noun

Liquid waste or sewage discharged into a river or the sea
effluent sewage discharge emission effluvium flow outflow pollutant emanation exhalation issue outpouring effluence efflux pollution overflow runoff seepage liquid waste bilge water drainage effusion leakage escape welling gush secretion deluge stream cascade jet rush torrent outpour outflowing flood outrush flux outflux drain debouchment sewerage spurt exudation emergence outburst bilge effluxion exodus spate hemorrhage haemorrhage expression storm outbreak eruption surge explosion spasm paroxysm inundation exuding disgorgement excretion well up venting ejection trickle swill silt mud sludge drain water waste water ebb radiation spout excrement outfall diffusion loss streaming depletion gushing proceeding rubbish leavings slops excess junk wastewater garbage trash slop arising leak origination derivation egress emerging issuing springing flowing oozing beginning origin ejaculation issuance burst upsurge current blaze wave fit gale flurry flare-up flash ebullition run flush tide gust squirt fountain flare attack boutade swell spill course blast access succession sweep spring hurricane splurt shedding fury welling up ooze spray series string rash spritz blow-up agony flicker flutter motion drift transmission avalanche drip release sequence dribble bout river seizure production tideway upwelling drop train chain uprush giving off bleeding epidemic billow thunder passion blow convulsion inrush heave volley seeping away blowup bursting detonation break plague commotion frenzy dart rapid loss voidance onset barrage exudate pouring turn case spell movement battery charge rise feeling trail siege shower dash geyser increase flowing out passage column draught roll swirl circulation percolation progression draft progress continuation continuity continuance stab wind undertow cluster welter downpour throes breakout cataract alluvion cataclysm groundswell hysterics agitation furore fuming violence furor rage anger frothing excitement recrudescence scene upheaval rapture utterance crash crack breaking effervescence sundering rending roar sudden appearance brawl irruption occurrence sally disorder disruption tumult sortie outcry freshet bomb leaking

Noun

The state or quality of being solitary
solitariness isolation seclusion solitude privacy aloneness segregation sequestration insulation secludedness retirement separateness loneliness detachment quarantine withdrawal lonesomeness reclusiveness confinement silence desert emptiness wasteland wilderness singleness loneness peace and quiet separation remoteness privateness reclusion concealment desolation retreat shelter inaccessibility seclusiveness unapproachability distance friendlessness protection peace hiding shielding closeting unreachability secrecy exile setting apart aloofness quiet self-sufficiency purdah exclusion partitioning disconnection peacefulness quietness insularity keeping apart beleaguerment freedom from interference lack of interruption lack of disturbance defence defense screen safeguarding shield cushion monkhood confidentiality clandestineness safe keeping penetralia space discretion blockade lack of company time alone one's space ivory tower an ivory tower sense of exile lack of contact apartheid division partition discrimination dissociation forlornness ghettoization disunion sorting out exlusion unpopularity abandonment forsakenness rejection dreariness desertedness sadness unhappiness despondency splitting up heartache alienation lack of friends lack of companions distinctiveness individuality uniqueness character distinction originality particularity peculiarity singularity selfhood individualism difference identity oneness discreteness oddity dissimilarity humor idiosyncrasy temper ipseity air singularness humour eccentricity disposition temperament makeup disconnectedness manner independence selfdom habit seity unlikeness selfness rarity unity nature complexion way

Noun

Widespread destruction
havoc devastation destruction damage desolation ruin ruination despoliation annihilation catastrophe decimation demolishment demolition depredation disaster extermination extinction loss mincemeat obliteration ravages slaughter wastage wreck wreckage carnage ravagement calamity cataclysm despoiling dilapidation plunder vandalism rack and ruin pillage spoliation rapine ravage ruins defoliation violation confusion leftovers excess surplus ravaging sacking plundering ransacking liquidation looting raiding robbery eradication rape elimination massacre extirpation marauding robbing pillaging sack laying waste abolition overthrow end reaving ravin wrecking extinguishing shattering subversion crash death collapse extinguishment murder slaying wiping out downfall harrying theft genocide disintegrating dissolving disintegration abolishing subverting bloodbath butchery termination holocaust excision subjugation crashing invalidating invalidation crushing disrupting assassinating dissolution undoing mass murder decline ethnic cleansing pogrom rooting out sinking acts of destruction stripping despoilment perdition wrack raping ravishing piracy appropriation depredations nullification utter destruction. erasure mince hamburger booty loot isolation bleakness wildness ground beef ground meat minced meat minced beef smashup spoil swag raid dying out dispatch barrenness loneliness solitude spoils oblivion disappearance vanishing shipwreck smashing total destruction obsolescence solitariness bareness prize taking shipwrecking sterility starkness grimness aridity dismalness killing zapping no life inferno thing of the past end of life bane conflagration crack-up forlornness remoteness desolateness bloodletting fire persecution dereliction emptiness mass killing witch-hunt victimization immolation Shoah bankruptcy mass execution bloodshed internecion wholesale slaughter assassination mass slaughter megadeath mass homicide insolvency closure victimisation raids breakdown folding flop failing demise night of the long knives decay disrepair wasting attack stealing crime burglary desecration decrepitude deterioration closing foundering atrophy degeneracy downgrade degeneration labefaction crumbling comedown topple drop tumble shutting down failure close-down going under checkmate winding up break-up falling to pieces

Noun

The state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined
dilapidation disrepair ruin collapse decay destruction demolition desolation deterioration disintegration downfall neglect seediness decrepitude dereliction dissolution shabbiness wear and tear degeneration breakdown decline rot atrophy ruination withering corrosion decomposition crumbling fading degeneracy corruption extinction decadence blight putrefaction rotting adulteration wasting impairment depreciation perishing raggedness untidiness rust wasting away mortification failing scruffiness gangrene putrescence spoilation senescence dying decrease consumption putridity spoilage putridness degradation damage abandonment rottenness caries grunginess rack and ruin festering disuse weakening descent decaying ebbing enfeeblement debilitation declension ricketiness downgrade ropiness poorliness devastation debasement spoliation drop roughness devolution fall failure obliteration decimation demolishment erosion annihilation wastage extermination mould break-up havoc wear mold falling to pieces desuetude mildew desertion forsaking aggravation worsening slipping waning must oxidation shrinking lapse ebb relinquishment rejection renunciation downturn devaluation spoiling abasement slump vitiation lessening retrogression dwindling falloff falling-off breaking down ruining slide slip destroying harm unrepair disorder tarnishing poor order poor shape bad shape bad condition falling apart falling down tattiness demise attrition sickness illness sickliness abrasion crash detrition despoliation death end labefaction subversion overthrow slaughter wreck loss ravages depredation disaster catastrophe wreckage mincemeat comedown topple tumble diminution scuffing friction battering carnage ravagement despoiling cataclysm vandalism calamity plunder a few knocks declination eclipse sinking regression abatement undermining shrinkage recession diminishment wane meltdown reduction fragmenting decrement dissolving slackening decadency depletion dent dégringolade relapse breaking up drop-off falling off dissipation destabilisation destabilization falling breaking apart breakup stagnation shrivelling tainting perversion dislocation degringolade depravation emaciation receding step down depression falling away disgregation bound entropy anergy deteriorating wilting declining degenerating impoverishment contraction senility maturation retrenchment alleviation deduction down flameout entropy drying up shrivelling up shriveling cadence downcome dip plummet dive downward spiral plunge aging growing old ageing downtrend downswing lowering subsiding flagging de-escalation easing backsliding diminishing subsidence petering out fading away nosedive weathering wearing sweep withdrawal dying down refluence reflux backflow retroflux dying away dying out wearing away sapping corroding gnawing away eating away scraping away corrasion chipping away grinding down desedimentation low water low tide outward flow wearing down washing away

Noun

The process by which a liquid leaks through a porous substance
seepage leak leakage percolation dribble drip exudation issuance oozing seeping trickle trickling bleeding discharge drainage escape excretion filtration flow leaching sweating welling extravasation infiltration ooze outflow secretion transudation outpouring emission issue gush emanation drain efflux stream spurt leaking jet effusion emptying rush flood loss hemorrhage haemorrhage drop effluence deluge spout flux depletion voiding ejection current voidance course cascade torrent outpour motion release squirt elimination tide outflowing movement spate outrush outburst seeping away suppuration effluvium surge effluent river rapid loss dripping slip production ebb drift sewage exuding outflux exodus emergence sending out giving off debouchment outfall passage disemboguing roll sweep run swirl circulation streaming effluxion gushing pollutant succession train sequence progression runnel rivulet shower vent spill exhalation series progress continuance continuation continuity ejaculation evacuation spewing wind tideway undertow pollution draining disgorgement passing bilge water liquid waste runoff overflow thin stream expulsion storm inundation emptying out wave advance chain string trend process procession tendency onrush direction transit upsurge shift burst march flurry swing transfer moving order charge draught advancement fountain draft leaning swell outbreak flow of blood onslaught rash consecution explosion headway line gust eruption blaze blood loss blast concatenation cycle flush development spritz rise journey going furtherance tenor avalanche epidemic flowing flash eddy breeze dart heave crossing proceeding spray trail round upwelling dash path puff traverse gale transition turn spell orientation row migration bearing barrage influx escalation spread undercurrent diffusion uprush inrush billow push volley relocation battery blow egress emerging issuing springing track flight travelling duration spring gravitation bias period span term groundswell transferral zephyr unfolding time waft breath inclination streak traversal flare-up way uprising upswing traveling spasm paroxysm growth displacement nexus catenation catena interval expression life buildup patch bout subsequence transference stretch bleed expedition evolvement momentum curve aim promotion expansion prolongation fit hæmatorrhœa hæmorrhœa bubble ebb and flow increase forward movement current of air nosebleed welling up hail fluidity quiver tail shedding flowing out radiation onset blitz stampede pull parade travel pouring exudate suite drag race air transporting array mobility whirlpool riptide vortex commotion plague sequel tingle line-up stint locomotion move pass squeeze shot persistence field turning heading airflow cluster while season welter traversing advent transportation drive slant tilt origination arising derivation ambulation coming voyage arrival session snap splash transmittance transmission transmittal traject trajection sequacity alternation conveyance breath of wind inclining whiff stride encroachment nearing stepping forward gain undulation moving on beginning origin frenzy spree route bit tour of duty transferal transplanting lapping rotation circling building up build-up breakout ebullition shifting blowup bursting agony flare start detonation swishing surging wash murmur rush of air ambit orbit recrudescence boutade inflammation sally repositioning journeying circuit whirl twirl gyration wheel circumvolution gyre revolution arrangement bent blow-up sudden appearance access vomiting stab length voyaging withdrawal approach arc flight path range tack trace airstream rise and fall lapse structure extent lifetime placement ordering chronology layout pattern thermal trajectory fullness graduation skein consecutiveness perpetuity continuousness classification system categorization grouping successiveness updraft backdraught backdraft updraught dispersal timeline elapsing perpetuation pecking order dispersion full length life span slipstream steady flow time frame time span length of time population movement diaspora mass exodus scattering spreading evolution maturation operation flourishing metamorphosis transformation evolving advancing unraveling blossoming maturing upgrowth burgeoning flowering forwarding extension growing scheme fruition unravelling onward motion steps forward movement forward step forward onward movement forward motion

Noun

A biological agent that risks humans or the environment

Noun

The amount or degree by which something is reduced
loss deprivation diminution privation abatement decline decrease decrement depletion drop forfeiture reduction squandering depression diminishment dissipation fall falloff shortfall dent shrinkage drain erosion impairment impoverishment failure retardation want drop-off step down lessening lowering cut ebb dwindling cutback contraction deterioration curtailment waning deduction downturn weakening falling off slump degeneration degradation descent wane tumble downgrade expenditure decay diminishing plunge devaluation dive downfall collapse slide crash lapse nosedive declining regression dip slackening attrition exhaustion discount consumption degeneracy decadence draining minimizing downtick depreciation sinking devolution spending deficiency downswing minimising dying down cutting shrinking use failing withering fading misspending slowdown easing plummet minimization slash retrenchment expending subtraction wastage ebbing declension recession declination retrogression comedown sag downtrend squander dilution worsening backsliding attenuation misuse using up slip let-up dropping off fall-off relapse frittering away difference ruination corrosion receding markdown downsize minus alleviation undermining down mitigation rollback lightening eclipse precipitation declivity downslide landslide disappearance downhill trend nose dive reversion recidivism stagnation standstill subsiding inactivity pruning trimming slimming falling slowing paralysis trough shakeout milking emptying sapping chopping debasement limiting axing slipping relaxation moderation bleeding fade cessation dying away subdual subjugation pullback slimming down return falling away fall from grace bottom-out utilization subsidence easing off desisting relenting dropping away dying out bottom out blowing utilisation frittering usage scaling down wastefulness de-escalation compression striction decrescence condensation constriction cooling off petering out saving tailing off running down tapering off losing wasting exploitation extravagance letting up prodigality consuming dissipating burning misapplication improvidence wild spending lavishness unthriftiness misemployment fritter burning up throwing away abuse disuse overdoing atrophy falling-off spill pitch header flop topple stumble cropper trip slant slope belly flop skid jump roll gradient deflation nose-dive hang sinkage cant duck flip wipeout free fall sweep incline droop bad times slack hill sink concavity basin plummeting inclination list skydive tailspin tilt downhill swoop hanging plump downslope false step rainy days loss of value high dive bust stagflation economic decline credit squeeze hard times credit crunch slackness demolition settling hollow sinkhole distortion accident downshift misstep pounce rush toss rundown pratfall dropoff tip letup concession sale backslide clearance arrest downward bargain dunk rise and fall headlong fall sharp fall stoop lunge spiral meltdown reverse recidivation retrogradation scarp cave-in flagging stagger big trouble unemployment bankruptcy steep fall retreat downward spiral submersion submergence bellyflop allowance write-down devaluing cheapening downer rut blight funk letdown dumps low bottom adret versant bajada escarpment downgrading ducking economy fading away decrease in value lowering in value reduction in value withdrawal refluence reflux backflow retroflux accounting allowance trail bend track blue funk the skids blue devils bad period free-fall phasedown reversal belt-tightening special headlong jump salami slicing low water low tide outward flow Black Monday rainy day grade angle bank lean rake upgrade camber leaning plunging settlement downcome bevel going down heel coming down

Noun

A part of something that is left over when other parts have been completed, used, or dealt with
remainder balance residue rest remnant excess surplus remains residuum remnants butt leavings others trace difference extra leftovers overflow overspill relic remaining number remaining part remaining quantity rump stub superfluity vestiges dregs number left over oddment those left additional material additional people carry-over detritus fragment garbage hangover heel junk obverse overplus part left over quantity left over refuse ruins salvage stump tail end vestige wreck wreckage additional things extra material extra people extra things odds and ends number that is left over part that is left over quantity that is left over what's left bottom of barrel the rest of debris end fragments scraps flotsam pieces ashes leftover oddments rubble orts scrap piece lees fag end bit shred residual relics bits legacy rubbish litter miscellany survival bits and pieces dross traces shell crumbs part shambles ruin trash hull skeleton outstanding amount mélange end piece offcuts dog end jumble particles mishmash patchwork hodgepodge notions melee medley rags sundries assortment motley rummage novelties knickknacks etcetera olio potpourri mixed bag loose ends this and that sundry items miscellaneous paraphernalia bits and bobs inheritance crust offcut rest of remaining amount notion etceteras carryover hulk holdover mess heap portion particle strip frame scrapings sweepings odds and sods rejects cast-offs spoil wrack havoc last part sunken vessel sunken ship castoffs shards wastage crackup mincemeat skids segment tip projection base nubbin sediment grounds part leftover sublimate overage precipitate settlings scourings slag deposit parings silt sewage scum filtrate shavings leaving snippet sliver off cut end of a line

Verb

To use or expend carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose
lavish squander blow deplete dissipate drain exhaust misspend misuse consume lose sap spend splurge divert ebb empty misapply misemploy fritter away run through frivol away use up waste away burn up fiddle away gamble away go through throw away trifle away run dry be wasteful with spend recklessly spend like water throw around like confetti pour down the drain expend fritter use burn finish pass occupy get through devour shell out suck dry blue absorb bleed lay out idle away impoverish devote mismanage while away splash out draw down take up employ kill beguile milk utilize be prodigal with make poor use of utilise eat up fill abuse play out frivol wash up spend money as if there were no tomorrow spend money as if it were going out of style trifle misallocate misdirect invest diminish draw disburse bankrupt spend unwisely be wasteful pay out throw down the drain pay wear out bleed dry spend money as if it grows on trees dry up swallow up give fork out diddle away embezzle misappropriate outlay dish out stump up ante up exploit pony up scatter strain cough up spend freely dry eat burn through attenuate idle slash cast away fill up fill in run out play ducks and drakes with finish up take last of dig into put out spring for run down empty out spend money as if it were going out of fashion put in part with contribute spend foolishly fribble away throw donate wanton run-through fiddle while allocate laze liquidate lay something out loiter suffer the loss of dispense with void dump reduce disperse dispel make use of shirk kiss goodbye indulge oneself evacuate decrease gobble guzzle stop having discharge be deprived of lessen overspend spend as if there were no tomorrow spend as if it were going out of style spend as if it grows on trees disinherit sacrifice dispossess no longer have divest lower dally eat through fool away be wastefully extravagant with syphon siphon break bust pare down weaken cut back slim down undermine tap pour something down the drain chuck something down the drain catheterize draw off get rid of pump out free from get last drop burn out filter off let money slip through one's fingers spend money as if it grew on trees drop dole out pervert prodigalize dispense use fraudulently foot the bill throw money at prostitute distort profane warp garble mishandle misinterpret spend money like water throw money down the drain pour money down the drain throw money around misrepresent steal defalcate misconstrue put to wrong use make bad use of run up put to use blow through have recourse to avail oneself of

Verb

(of a person or a part of the body) To become progressively weaker and more emaciated
atrophy decay wither decline shrink degenerate deteriorate fade flag languish molder moulder rot wane wilt become emaciated crumble grow weak perish shrivel up be abandoned disappear thin be disregarded be forgotten be neglected wear away weaken waste away dwindle sink diminish ebb droop fail sag lag go emaciate regress retrograde worsen devolve sicken disintegrate spoil become debilitated shrivel go downhill break down pine away become shrunken descend putrefy depreciate disimprove collapse dry up drop pine fall apart go bad faint lessen go to pieces fall to pieces go into a decline peak decompose become enfeebled lose strength go mouldy rot away go off die decrease become moribund have one foot in the grave be at death's door be on one's last legs be on one's deathbed be breathing one's last be giving up the ghost be slipping away be about to die be in extremis be approaching death evaporate retrogress stagnate fall into decay go to rack and ruin fall melt melt away lose courage grow less wizen mummify cave in give out succumb slide vitiate degrade debase debilitate slump slip lapse dilapidate impair go backwards become worse get worse grow worse lose quality go to pot break up be in decline hit the skids go into decline be on your last legs fall apart at the seams go down the toilet tucker long hunger yearn hanker teeter ail brood despond wither away fade away fizzle out knock out conk out go soft die on vine fag out flop hang tire loll peter out falter abate subside taper off fall off tail off trail off fold recede hang down bend swag let up dangle die off bow lower lean die away lop pall give way fall down die out tumble slacken etiolate remit stoop trail away flap depress drape grow dim grow faint sling settle moderate yield buckle trail give totter slouch taper thin out founder crumple contract die down let down backslide topple implode hang loosely fall away go out erode nosedive weary become marcescent drift become fatigued go to the dogs grow tired grow weary lose energy distort warp go down the tubes blow over ease off cool off deform incline reduce dim vanish depend waver dissolve flatline fall through nod beetle drop off ease de-escalate relent hunch lounge sprawl evanesce bend forward bend downward plummet wind down disperse come to grief be loose be pendent let droop come to nothing elongate drain close rescind bate shape ratchet down slacken off drain away phase down dematerialize fly flee flutter flail whip beat suspend thin down phase out crouch loaf be lazy hush quiet deliquesce grow feeble evanish attenuate rarefy clear become limp become flaccid become unimportant tire out wear out hang limply toss fall limply jerk wave flounder wiggle stagger quiver shatter grind to a halt pass off fade out poop out tucker out slack off become less loud fall in break vanish into thin air ease up come apart topple over break apart give in go down come down relapse minimize halt relax lose minimise impoverish tremble limp cripple wear off lose spirit grow weaker slow down

Verb

To physically debilitate or weaken
atrophy debilitate devitalize wither drain emaciate enervate exhaust sap shrivel consume deplete shrink weaken corrode enfeeble etiolate gnaw tire undermine sap the strength of eat away wear out prostrate soften incapacitate fatigue disable knacker knock out weary do in immobilize cripple paralyse shatter paralyze lay low immobilise indispose impair frazzle poop torpefy make weak make feeble wash out fag out attenuate tax overtire overtax diminish reduce whack jade blunt tire out destroy take it out of wear to a frazzle put out of action handicap erode unnerve emasculate bush vitiate depress ruin wreck eviscerate render infirm tucker out wear down lessen lower subvert unhinge disempower sicken disembowel exenterate sap your strength take it out of one sap one's strength encumber hamper injure hinder hurt mar harm extenuate unstrengthen rob from wear away confine to bed confine to a wheelchair wear harass break kill outwear bust fail fold burn out overwork faint strain overburden sink overstrain pain do up wilt ennui collapse grow weary poop out give out peter out put to sleep go stale fell floor drop level down hamstring disarm overthrow mow defeat knock down knock over mow down bowl over bowl down bring someone to their knees make powerless make weary make helpless make impotent bring low damage tucker spoil sabotage conk out lame maim compromise decrease threaten impede flag mutilate numb mangle impoverish disqualify take out deaden benumb disfigure dilute destabilize overexert overextend overfatigue deface droop languish succumb run ragged fizzle batter unfit total thwart foul up hock destabilise water down dull invalidate obtund deteriorate render powerless overdo draw bankrupt disrupt tarnish blemish blight bloody crab flaw endamage debase cross up devaluate suck dry deactivate bedraggle sag temper calm rough up mess up thin abate prejudice torpedo assuage inactivate shake palsy make tired halt soothe demolish kibosh unbrace muzzle pinion hogtie be detrimental to foil freeze disenable put out of commission shoot down render incapable put the kibosh on shag out take the edge off throw monkey wrench in drain of energy arrest use up wear someone out burden plague drowse bonk make sleepy oppress fade glut weigh sideline dismember dislimb stifle take wear on hit the wall hobble grow tired cause ennui have a bad effect on hog-tie clip wings lay up make lame jeopardize pull the rug out from under stop jam lose interest undo ravage be prejudicial to be deleterious to drive a nail into the coffin of be disadvantageous to root dampen clamp wheel-clamp afflict taint trash wound annihilate dismantle corrupt crush nearly kill wipe out contract tie prevent from moving bring to a standstill render inoperative make inoperative prevent from working action render inactive bring to a halt shock blast inconvenience scorch smash minimize undercut detract belittle make feebler minimise demean restrict make unfit spike wear oneself to a shadow run into the ground interfere with jeopardise screw up detract from shake up smash up louse up muck up cool chip away wear oneself to a frazzle allay moderate muffle botch cause detriment to do harm to wreak havoc on reduce the power of deprive of force whittle away mollify sate appease relieve slake damp alleviate cauterize ease mine dig demoralise frustrate tunnel demoralize dent sandbag challenge constrict adulterate deflate mitigate rarefy lighten dissipate offset tone down throw a monkey wrench into drag through the mud clip one's wings dig out chip away at knock the bottom out of throw a monkey wrench in the works of queer the pitch of poke full of holes hollow out throw a spanner in the works of reduce the powers of pull the teeth of remove the sting from hebetate desensitise cauterise desensitize put a damper on defuse appall transfix bemuse daze close stop dead stun anesthetize petrify astound anaesthetize stupefy make inert shut down make nerveless daunt bring to grinding halt nonplus appal bore worsen disband deescalate remove the fuse from skin subdue neutralise render defenseless strip make safe subjugate occupy make harmless neutralize unarm ding queer devalue cheapen tweak lose strength make useless

Verb

To kill or severely injure (someone)
kill assassinate liquidate murder butcher dispatch eliminate execute massacre slaughter terminate annihilate decimate destroy eradicate exterminate extirpate croak do away with finish off ice stiff top cut down do to death mow down off put to death shoot down slay smoke whack wipe out bump off do in knock off polish off take out cut to pieces rub out neutralize blow away neutralise snuff take the life of put away dispose of get scrag end the life of erase finish do for zap hit make away with cause the death of snuff out wax fell put down down shoot carry off put to sleep grease chill end claim guillotine get rid of take someone's life obliterate stretch out gun down hang lynch take give someone the works blot out terminate with extreme prejudice dust crucify put an end to blackball garrotte asphyxiate strangle garrote nix smite immolate behead silence electrocute decapitate abolish knock someone off defeat take care of dust off wipe from the face of the earth put to the sword deep-six stab blast rub someone out remove discard drop cancel nuke wipe off the face of the earth vaporise purge vaporize murk see the back of stone smother garotte cool do extinguish knife suffocate sacrifice gas bring down send to the chair stone to death send to the gas chamber put before a firing squad send to the gibbet string up send to the electric chair send to the gallows take a life blow someone's brains out kill off mangle stick send to the gas chambers mutilate torture overwhelm maim beat vanquish put end to

Verb

To completely destroy or devastate
destroy devastate annihilate decimate ruin demolish wreck desecrate desolate extinguish pillage pulverise pulverize raze shatter smash wrack cream despoil nuke rape ravage reduce sack spoil total depredate devour spoliate vaporise vaporize tear down rub out do in lay waste to pull down wreak havoc on trash level lay waste wipe out crush break torpedo plunder gut obliterate damage dismantle flatten break up blight ransack impair maraud bulldoze mar raze to the ground crash loot sink knock down deface defeat blow up unbuild rob raid blast injure bomb dash overthrow blow to bits leave in ruins take apart strip rifle disfigure scourge ravish topple fell scupper dilapidate leave desolate undo blow to pieces bring down take out mess up write off blemish sabotage remove dynamite defile harm scotch destruct vandalize blow nix bust mangle break down harry overturn undermine overwhelm vitiate reave forage vandalise bring to ruin wrack up explode consume burn scar pollute degrade subvert flaw crack fleece exhaust deplete ruinate disassemble lower zap botch exterminate prang mutilate maim infect smite fracture fragment depopulate disfeature banjax efface havoc dish disintegrate trounce debase poison upset batter knock to pieces cripple hurt stamp out reduce to ruins disrupt smash up wipe off map wipe from the face of the earth throw down blow a hole in damage beyond repair put out of commission bring to naught reduce to rubble screw up wipe off the map crack up tear up lay in ruins do for disgrace wreak havoc dash to pieces put the kibosh on avenge torment rip down make desolate empty let down take down queer bring about the downfall of tear apart slaughter tumble kill warp chastise chasten terminate lay low do one in get rid of take care of put out of action put paid to incinerate strike shipwreck wolf wax beat cheapen influence spend wipe off the face of the earth tear to pieces put in toilet gobble up run onto the rocks pile up deteriorate excise erase burn away prey wrest trample disorganize foray sweep away pirate seize prostrate capture overrun take dispossess expunge delete engulf bloody compromise crab endamage overcome lessen depreciate demean burst crool extirpate denude deprive blow sky-high cross up make useless be a blot on the landscape prejudice put a damper on blot squash absorb envelop drain expend implode capsize spill scatter unmake deform corrupt steal from freeboot reive shiver splinter profane blow down cast down strike out mow down scratch out split appropriate arrogate invade embezzle trespass confiscate violate dispatch draw down play out use up dishonour contaminate smatter splinterize fragmentalize blow out crunch fragmentize rive rend scrunch disable smash to smithereens snap muller cruel euchre bodge break into pieces blaspheme pervert crush to smithereens blow apart go through make a mess of foul up reduce to nothing bring to nothing wreak havoc upon clean out louse up befoul commit sacrilege dishonor abuse treat sacrilegiously prostitute insult outrage treat with disrespect blaspheme against make lose face commit sacrilege against tarnish taint scorch weaken sully smirch corrode play havoc with muck up spray paint burn out stain wound incapacitate nick besmirch quash dent scratch tear dirty knock discolour lacerate scathe maltreat gnaw wrong rust rot discolor shock wrench sap bleach fade stab play merry hell with bang up drive a nail into the coffin of do damage to wear away cause injury tamper with neutralize squelch handle roughly eradicate thwart put at risk hinder frustrate cancel out obstruct hamper put an end to foil cause detriment to torch render ineffective dump on do mischief to balls up overreach outmaneuver rain on someone's parade abolish outmanoeuvre outfox work against throw a spanner in the works of skin abate crimp have cramp impoverish outsmart throw a monkey wrench in the works of neutralise make waves offset stymie craze combust scald carbonize cremate carbonise burn to the ground burn down destroy by fire reduce to ashes burn up burn to a crisp

Verb

To defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
overpower subdue conquer defeat beat vanquish subjugate trounce best master rout lick quash suppress overthrow thrash quell clobber worst repress drub cream stuff dominate murder own whip tank subject control smash break reduce pacify bury total hegemonize overturn subordinate overshadow throw upset trash wax prevail finish torpedo bulldoze stagger immobilise immobilize blank dumbfound overawe shellack stretch triumph over prevail over get the better of wipe the floor with make mincemeat of be victorious over bring someone to their knees knock out put away blow out of the water gain mastery over beat down bear down take out gain a victory over take care of gain control over render incapable bowl over render helpless render powerless roll over shut off lay one out get the upper hand over annihilate crush overwhelm flatten wallop overcome demolish whomp slaughter run rings around blow away blow out overbear outfight lambaste shoot down wipe out knock off humble take down edge out beat up put in the shade KO blast overmatch dispatch deck tan put in their place checkmate upend undo shut down floor pip at the post unseat win against paste skunk shellac hammer pound destroy whup smother smoke whop crucify whap pulverize trim massacre marmalize tromp dust bomb skin bash pommel win lather swamp bust give someone a drubbing walk over take to the cleaners cook one's goose win a resounding victory over defeat utterly beat hollow pulverise fix one's wagon give someone a pasting snow under turn inside out defeat someone heavily give someone a hiding wipe off the mat surmount stop take get get around do down walk all over outdo kill surpass slam outclass cane better top outstrip outplay overrun triumph tame excel trample curb transcend flog down zap knock for a loop work over be victorious get over win over put paid to outperform outshine bridle exceed spank hurdle subvert drop do better than go one better than put down ruin devastate slay strike sink chasten outmaneuver outmanoeuvre butcher outrun run rings round give a hiding come out on top take it all deal with put an end to get a grip on humiliate outwit check get the upper hand knock over hide belt steamroll whack restrain bludgeon maul batter thump thresh whitewash negotiate edge buffet leather thwart frustrate eradicate resist route shipwreck outhit decimate entrap obliterate outjump flax outflank ambush pummel baste roll slog whale rise above grind down do curry plow under punish pummelled chastise make a fool of defeat heavily nose out gain ascendancy over do in get one up on get through finish off mow down win a victory over run roughshod over cope with rule cut to pieces bring to ruin take to cleaners roll back win through win out command take a stick to mess up shut out wipe off map make it past make it over bring to their knees gain control of carry the day rough up be the victor take off pwn take the crown pick apart bung up outsmart extinguish solve defeat easily weather survive shock stun render oppress outlive turn something inside out foil circumvent give a drubbing to discomfit override overmaster confound larrup eclipse demoralise astonish demoralize render speechless gain the upper hand over govern manage regulate knock socks off come out on top of cap direct clear knock for six overtop trump succeed over gain the advantage over bring under control get under control get control of outmatch outgun pass cross bring to knees tower over overtake hose outdistance outrival drive off trample underfoot put to flight beat back knock spots off improve on endure put to rout clean up on throw back in confusion be better than blow out of water steamroller settle shoot ahead of pass over vault over climb crest leap curtail squelch arrest squash stifle make it round be unstoppable by make one's way round make one's way past make one's way over execute run circles around mop up take apart sweep exterminate assassinate stamp out crack down on put the kibosh on liquidate gain an advantage over score points off have the edge over vaporize be successful get last laugh take the cake gain a victory take the prize prevail against come first gain mastery of take the honours win hands down vaporise do away with administer the coup de grâce drive to the wall bring down dispose of rub out get rid of bump off carry off give the coup de grâce take someone's life move in for the kill have the last laugh on get one over on be one up on succeed slap about reign overrule prove make out prove superior carry achieve mastery make it luck out gain the victory be usual gain ascendancy gain the palm get there come out ahead carry all before one hit pay dirt gain mastery finish first go places be happening go great guns domineer gain exist generally move out

Verb

To decrease the value, character, or quality of
prostitute pervert corrupt debase degrade deprave demean warp vitiate subvert abase debauch profane cheapen poison demoralise demoralize bastardise bastardize deteriorate lessen canker misuse devalue lower abuse misemploy misapply betray squander sacrifice sell sell out be untrue to oneself defile pollute contaminate foul brutalize bestialize chasten desecrate smirch ruin spoil brutalise disgrace humble distort shame violate taint sully dishonour dishonor sink make degenerate lead astray take down humiliate discredit embitter undermine adulterate damage mortify belittle seduce depreciate disparage bemean diminish cast down drag down twist misinterpret harm garble misrepresent bend misconstrue reduce colour demote blaspheme despoil color weaken infect mudsling dilute befoul denigrate animalize stain derogate destroy alloy outrage treat with disrespect commit sacrilege lower the status of confound skew soil impair mongrelize depress downgrade lure rot stoop descend blight consume rust inflict crawl worsen reduce in value subjugate bias prejudice reduce in quality corrode envenom bring down bring low turn dump on lower someone's status lower someone's dignity minimize undervalue jaundice minimise tarnish sour abandon one's principles beat down scourge ulcer sore blemish go bad go to hell live in the gutter waste away cripple blacken debilitate injure vandalize devaluate falsify scorn hoodoo revile vice cuss flame swear voodoo curse darn tar trash mock deface depredate treat sacrilegiously sack pillage ravage devour insult desolate devastate spoliate mar vandalise blaspheme against dehumanize desensitize drag through the mud reduce the status of misappropriate divert commit sin do wrong be evil talk dirty dehumanise slam decry pan desensitise detract make lose face commit sacrilege against lay waste to mess up misrelate slant misstate fudge deflect cook bring shame to put double whammy on run down put down cut down shoot down tear down exploit mishandle mistreat cut salt spike steer change fake alter veer water brainwash doctor dissipate embezzle mismanage steal defalcate take down a peg cut down to size phony up doctor up make bad use of smear defame besmirch blot slur slander malign stigmatize embarrass vilify bring into disrepute stigmatise libel calumniate deride asperse knock rubbish besmear drag through the mire bad-mouth bring shame on censure slag off crush traduce reproach bring discredit to deflate spot give a bad name rip do a hatchet job on abash give a black eye reflect badly on scandalize blotch disrespect speak ill of attack scandalise bring shame upon break subdue breathe on discount squash ridicule tar and feather deprecate assail rip up and down do a number on sling mud at muckrake dismiss show up discomfit make someone eat crow take down a peg or two own put someone in their place cast a slur on spread scandal about fling mud at run smear campaign blister cast aspersions on trivialize detract from play down put to shame downplay show in a bad light make someone eat humble pie quash minify chagrin snub diss dis vilipend trivialise put in a bad light trash-talk poor-mouth roast dirty cry down make a fool of write off give a bad name to hurt blacken the name of underrate discolor criticize discolour marginalize slate flatten scorch pooh-pooh criticise marginalise impugn pull down bring dishonour to pour scorn on sneer at cause to lose face mark down pull apart influence take to pieces kiss off talk down have a go at cut to the quick make ashamed settle someone's hash cow disfigure decrease underestimate bust expose vanquish compromise condemn disfavor attenuate overcome understate manipulate disfavour tame squelch treat lightly annoy disrate dispraise bash affront upset laugh off laugh at attaint slight misprize scoff at discountenance do down confuse maculate