Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb use_up

2 senses of use up

Sense 1
consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out -- (use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week")
       => spend, expend, drop -- (pay out; "spend money")

Sense 2
take, occupy, use up -- (require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time")
       => use, expend -- (use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions")

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