consume (

     v 1: eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in
          the course of one meal" [syn: devour, down, {go
     2: serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl
        of chicken soup!" "I don't take sugar in my coffee" [syn:
        ingest, take in, take, have] [ant: abstain]
     3: spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not" [syn: squander,
         waste, ware]
     4: destroy completely; "The fire consumed the building"
     5: use up, as of resources or materials; "this car consumes a
        lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through
        20 bottles of wine a week" [syn: eat up, use up, eat,
         deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out]
     6: engage fully; "The effort to pass the exam consumed all his