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ex•haust•ed /ɪgˈzɔstɪd/USA pronunciation adj. WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
- drained of strength or energy;
greatly fatigued:The exhausted runner stopped for a minute's rest.
ex•haust /ɪgˈzɔst/USA pronunciation
v. [~ + object]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
- to drain of strength or energy: I have exhausted myself working. The children exhausted their babysitter.
- to use up or consume completely:The soldiers had exhausted their supply of ammunition.
- to draw out all that is essential in; treat or study thoroughly:They had completely exhausted the subject.
ex•haus•tion /ɪgˈzɔstʃən/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]
- Mechanical Engineeringthe steam or gases that escape or are sent out of an engine:the exhaust from the car ahead.
- Automotive, Mechanical EngineeringAlso called ˈex•haust ˌsys•tem. the parts of an engine through which the exhaust is ejected:Check the exhaust for a leak.
(ig zôst′),USA pronunciation v.t.
- to drain of strength or energy, wear out, or fatigue greatly, as a person:I have exhausted myself working.
- to use up or consume completely;
expend the whole of:He exhausted a fortune in stock-market speculation.
- to draw out all that is essential in (a subject, topic, etc.);
treat or study thoroughly.
- to empty by drawing out the contents:to exhaust a tank of fuel oil.
- Physicsto create a vacuum in.
- to draw out or drain off completely.
- to deprive wholly of useful or essential properties, possessions, resources, etc.
- Chemistry, Drugsto deprive of ingredients by the use of solvents, as a drug.
- to destroy the fertility of (soil), as by intensive cultivation.
- Physicsto pass out or escape, as spent steam from the cylinder of an engine.
- the escape of steam or gases from the cylinder of an engine.
- the steam or gases ejected.
- AutomotiveAlso called exhaust system. the parts of an engine through which the exhaust is ejected.
- Latin exhaustus emptied out, drained out, past participle of exhaurīre
- 1515–25; 1895–1900 for def. 11;
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged tire, enervate, prostrate, debilitate.
- 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged waste, squander, dissipate.
- 4.See corresponding entry in Unabridged void.
- 12.See corresponding entry in Unabridged fumes, smoke, vapor.
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged strengthen, invigorate.
- 4.See corresponding entry in Unabridged fill.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
exhaust /ɪɡˈzɔːst/ vb (mainly tr)
- to drain the energy of; tire out
- to deprive of resources, etc
- to deplete totally; expend; consume
- to empty (a container) by drawing off or pumping out (the contents)
- to develop or discuss thoroughly so that no further interest remains
- to remove gas from (a vessel, etc) in order to reduce the pressure or create a vacuum; evacuate
- (intransitive) (of steam or other gases) to be emitted or to escape from an engine after being expanded
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin exhaustus made empty, from exhaurīre to draw out, from haurīre to draw, drainexˈhausted adj exˈhaustible adj exˈhausting adj
- gases ejected from an engine as waste products
- the expulsion of expanded gas or steam from an engine
- (as modifier): exhaust valve, exhaust pipe
'exhausted' also found in these entries:
a little exhausted
agenda - exhausted or fulfilled?
An exhausted Hansel and Gretel rested, leaning against a tree.
and that about exhausted our conversational topics
being exhausted or exhausted ？
Being exhausted through ... , I / Exhausted, I [paticipial phrases]
By chilling out, I can overcome being exhausted.
consumed/exhausted the valuable resources
deplete = destroyed, exhausted?
easily revealable and exhausted propriety
Emotionally exhausted [wrung out]
Even though he was exhausted, ….
exhausted beyond caring
Exhausted by emotion
exhausted her appeals
exhausted/ dead beat/bored/excited/concerned
Fed up [= exhausted?]
Grim faced and exhausted
I am quite exhausted. My nose is bleeding because of that .
I felt exhausted, and I no opportunities for stress relief.
I find her exhausted or exhausting. She never stops talking.
I was broken, exhausted, lost, and I left [let] him take care of
I was dragging myself house exhausted
I was exhausted from both the adrenalin and the work
I was <too><much> exhausted.
I worked hard all day, and I got exhausted, and I slept in
I'm exhausted from a swim and starved??
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