Common misspellings for waste:
Definition of waste:
- To lose bulk or substance gradually; to be diminished or lost by slow dissipation, consumption or evaporation.
- To diminish by gradual dissipation or loss; to scatter and destroy; to squander; to cause to be lost through wantonness or negligence; to destroy in enmity; to desolate; to destroy by violence: to impair strength gradually; to wear out; to spend; to consume; to damage, impair or injure, as an estate, by suffering the buildings, fences, & c., to go to decay; to exhaust.
- To destroy or expend wantonly or unnecessarily; to squander; to throw away; to wear out; to consume; to damage or injure; to lose bulk or substance gradually; to be consumed or dissipated.
- The act of squandering; dissipation of property through wantonness, ambition, extravagance, luxury, or negligence; useless expenditure; prodigality or dissipation; a desolate or uncultivated country; land untilled, though capable of tillage; region ruined and deserted; mischief; destruction; spoil, destruction or injury done to houses, woods, & c., to the prejudice of the heir.
- Land untilled; a region ruined, deserted, or desolate; a space unoccupied; the act of squandering; that which is rejected; refuse cotton or silk; useless expense; among miners, the old neglected workings of a coalmine.
- Destroyed; ruined; desolate; uncultivated; destitute; stripped; superfiuous; worthless; of no value; untilled. Laid waste, desolated; ruined.
- Ruined; destroyed; uncultivated; rejected, or used for inferior purposes; that of which no account is taken.