What is another word for using up?

423 synonyms found


[ jˈuːzɪŋ ˈʌp], [ jˈuːzɪŋ ˈʌp], [ j_ˈuː_z_ɪ_ŋ ˈʌ_p]

The phrase "using up" means to use all of something or to deplete its resources. However, there are many other ways to express this idea. Some synonyms for "using up" include consuming, exhausting, depleting, draining, utilizing, and expending. These words all convey the notion of using something completely or to the point of emptiness. Other synonyms for "using up" might depend on the specific context, such as "burning through" for energy resources, "running out of" for a limited supply, or "squeezing dry" for a metaphorical resource. By using synonyms for "using up," writers and speakers can create more vivid and varied language.

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How to use "Using up" in context?

We all know the feeling- you have a mountain of laundry piling up and nowhere to put it.... or that completed load of dishes that's starting to smell bad. But somehow, magically, there always seems to be space in our sacks for the next batch of laundry when it arrives. How do we use up all of these valuable resources without going crazy?

The first step is acknowledging that we have a problem. Doing this makes it easier to start thinking about ways to use up our resources more efficiently. Lots of small things can add up over time and make a big difference.

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