Definition - waste

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waste
  1. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
  2. any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
  3. run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"
  4. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"
  5. get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
  6. spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"
  7. become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
  8. cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
  9. cause to grow

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