Definition - waste

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waste
  1. spend extravagantly;
  2. use inefficiently or inappropriately; "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
  3. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
  4. run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"
  5. get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
  6. spend thoughtlessly; throw away;
  7. useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"
  8. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"
  9. (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
  10. the trait of wasting resources; "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness

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