Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for wastes?

Need synonyms for wastes? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

(the wild) An uncultivated and uninhabited area or region
Plural for unwanted or unusable material, substances, or by-products
“The two warehouses will be used to store low-level radioactive waste generated by the two plants.”
Plural for an act or instance of using or expending something carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose
“Inefficient operation of the machinery has resulted in a significant waste of electricity.”
Plural for a large area of barren, typically uninhabited land
“The Vikings settled in Greenland during the medieval warm period when it was indeed a green land rather than an icy waste.”
Plural for human or animal solid waste excreted from the bowels
“The council requires dog owners to properly dispose of their pet's waste.”
Plural for the gradual destruction or diminution of something
“The slow waste of the once broad beach has been caused by the relentless tide over a number of years.”
To use or expend carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose
“We cannot afford to waste any more money on frivolous items.”
(of a person or a part of the body) To become progressively weaker and more emaciated
“My leg muscles would waste away before my eyes during the months when I was bedridden.”
To physically debilitate or weaken
“Ultimately, I wouldn't be able to breathe, for the disease would waste away my diaphragm muscles.”
To kill or severely injure (someone)
“I didn't want him dead, as he was too good at what he did for me to waste him like that.”
To completely destroy or devastate
“It was a case of one party attempting to waste the other.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Apps More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2023