exhaust

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  • He says, though, that it exhausts him having to help me along. Cited from Angel Island, Inez Haynes Gillmore
  • Play ends when either the stock is exhausted or either player's hand is empty.
  • After exhausting his remaining fortune Wild lived with his retired father for a few years.
  • They'll start exhausting you with their only meaning; let alone the double meaning.
  • During the 18th century, the city continued to grow and almost exhausted its small space.
  • But I doubt very much if that exhausts the man as he is to-day. Cited from An Englishman Looks at the World, by H. G. Wells
  • If you lay siege to a town, you will exhaust your strength.
  • Over the next few months, he became more and more exhausted, and his health again began to decline.
  • After nine years of exhausting war, the last thing Louis wanted was another conflict.
  • Because they had exhausted their original repertoire, they began writing new material.
  • The exhausts died and five men filed out of each boat with hands held high. Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • However, the work at the factory proved exhausting and he soon left the position.
  • It was exhausting and I think we can all say we were happy once it was over.
  • They are of the type whose play is work, and too much of it is too exhausting. Cited from The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV (of IV), by Grant Hague
  • The list of families was exhausting when the book was completed but since then new families may have developed.
  • The last hand in any particular round is the one which exhausts the deck.
  • In that year for the first time ever water had to be released from the lake because its capacity was exhausted.
  • But while this is true, it by no means exhausts the great principle laid down here. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture, by Alexander Maclaren
  • When they at last reached the road they were well-nigh exhausted. Cited from The Rover Boys in the Air, by Edward Stratemeyer
  • Ireland's men were too exhausted to make an immediate move.
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Meaning of exhaust

  • noun Gases ejected from an engine as waste products
  • noun System consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
  • verb Wear out completely
    This kind of work exhausts me, I'm beat, He was all washed up after the exam
  • verb Use up the whole supply of
    We have exhausted the food supplies
  • verb Eliminate (a substance)
    combustion products are exhausted in the engine, the plant releases a gas