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n. - Material derived by mechanical and chemical erosion from the land, carried by streams to the sea. 2
a. - Desolate; devastated; stripped; bare; hence, dreary; dismal; gloomy; cheerless. 2
a. - Lying unused; unproductive; worthless; valueless; refuse; rejected; as, waste land; waste paper. 2
a. - Lost for want of occupiers or use; superfluous. 2
a. - To bring to ruin; to devastate; to desolate; to destroy. 2
a. - To wear away by degrees; to impair gradually; to diminish by constant loss; to use up; to consume; to spend; to wear out. 2
a. - To spend unnecessarily or carelessly; to employ prodigally; to expend without valuable result; to apply to useless purposes; to lavish vainly; to squander; to cause to be lost; to destroy by scattering or injury. 2
a. - To damage, impair, or injure, as an estate, voluntarily, or by suffering the buildings, fences, etc., to go to decay. 2
v. i. - To be diminished; to lose bulk, substance, strength, value, or the like, gradually; to be consumed; to dwindle; to grow less. 2
v. i. - To procure or sustain a reduction of flesh; -- said of a jockey in preparation for a race, etc. 2
v. - The act of wasting, or the state of being wasted; a squandering; needless destruction; useless consumption or expenditure; devastation; loss without equivalent gain; gradual loss or decrease, by use, wear, or decay; as, a waste of property, time, labor, words, etc. 2
v. - That which is wasted or desolate; a devastated, uncultivated, or wild country; a deserted region; an unoccupied or unemployed space; a dreary void; a desert; a wilderness. 2
v. - That which is of no value; worthless remnants; refuse. Specifically: Remnants of cops, or other refuse resulting from the working of cotton, wool, hemp, and the like, used for wiping machinery, absorbing oil in the axle boxes of railway cars, etc. 2
v. - Spoil, destruction, or injury, done to houses, woods, fences, lands, etc., by a tenant for life or for years, to the prejudice of the heir, or of him in reversion or remainder. 2
v. - Old or abandoned workings, whether left as vacant space or filled with refuse. 2

The word "waste" uses 5 letters: A E S T W.

Direct anagrams of waste:
  sweat   tawse   twaes

Words formed by adding one letter before or after waste (in bold), or to aestw in any order:
d -   tawsed   wadset   wasted   h -   swathe   wheats   k -   tweaks   r -   rawest   tawers   waster   waters   s -   sweats   tawses   wastes   y -   sweaty  

Shorter words found within waste:
ae   as   at   ate   ates   aw   awe   awes   east   eat   eats   es   et   eta   etas   sae   sat   sate   saw   sea   seat   set   seta   sew   staw   stew   swat   ta   tae   tas   taw   taws   tea   teas   tew   tews   twa   twae   twas   wae   waes   was   wast   wat   wats   we   west   wet   wets  

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