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Synonyms for consumption
kənˈsʌmp ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake(noun)

    the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

    Synonyms:
    phthisis, use, expenditure, use of goods and services, uptake, inhalation, pulmonary tuberculosis, using up, wasting disease, breathing in, aspiration, economic consumption, ingestion, inlet, intake, usance, inspiration, white plague

  2. pulmonary tuberculosis, consumption, phthisis, wasting disease, white plague(noun)

    involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

    Synonyms:
    phthisis, use, uptake, usance, white plague, expenditure, pulmonary tuberculosis, wasting disease, drug addiction, using up, intake, ingestion, economic consumption, use of goods and services

  3. consumption, economic consumption, usance, use, use of goods and services(noun)

    (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing

    "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"

    Synonyms:
    phthisis, usage, use, custom, habit, expenditure, use of goods and services, uptake, ingestion, exercise, role, pulmonary tuberculosis, using up, wasting disease, utilization, employment, economic consumption, manipulation, intake, usance, enjoyment, function, purpose, white plague, utilisation

  4. consumption, using up, expenditure(noun)

    the act of consuming something

    Synonyms:
    spending, phthisis, use, expenditure, outgo, uptake, ingestion, pulmonary tuberculosis, using up, wasting disease, economic consumption, expending, intake, outlay, usance, white plague, use of goods and services

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. consumption

    Synonyms:
    decline, decay, expenditure, waste, decrement, lessening, decrease

    Antonyms:
    growth, development, enlargement, augmentation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. consumption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    extinction, destruction, waste, expenditure

  2. consumption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    phthisis, marasmus, atrophy, decline, tabes, gradual wasting, progressive emaciation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. consumption(n)

    Synonyms:
    phthisis, consuming

  2. consumption(n)

    Synonyms:
    tuberculosis

    Associated words:
    tubercular, tubercle, tuberculin, hectic, consumptive, pectoral

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. consumption

    Synonyms:
    Tuberculosis

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How to use consumption in a sentence?

  1. Mayor Liccardo:

    We require motorists to carry automobile insurance, and the insurance industry appropriately encourages and rewards safe driver behavior. We tax tobacco consumption both to discourage risky behavior and to make sure non-smokers are not forced to subsidize the substantial public health costs generated by smoking-related illnesses and deaths, these successful public health models inspire a similar' harm reduction' approach for firearms.

  2. Stephen Innes:

    Gasoline consumption is painfully weak given U.S. consumers are in peak driving season.

  3. Hamish Banks:

    Fanta, Sprite and Coca Cola have arguably and consistently been the most widely consumed beverages in Nigeria. The spectrum of consumption is also perhaps the widest, with consumption starting as early as age four and far into adult years. the Ministry of Health communique could not be more clear that there is no issue with the safety of Fanta and Sprite.

  4. Bankhaus Lampe:

    Industrial production is floppy - there currently is no power in the sector, the German growth story is basically a consumption story.

  5. Francois Momboisse:

    Black Friday is one of the top sales days of the year and it allows us to smooth out Christmas shopping over a longer period rather than compressing all those sales in the Dec. 10 to 24 period. It does not necessarily lead to more consumption.


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