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Synonyms for consumptionkənˈsʌmp 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)

    phthisis, use, expenditure, use of goods and services, uptake, inhalation, pulmonary tuberculosis, using up, wasting disease, breathing in, consumption, 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

    phthisis, use, uptake, consumption, 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

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

  4. consumption, using up, expenditure(noun)

    the act of consuming something

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. consumption(n.)

    extinction, destruction, waste, expenditure

  2. consumption(n.)

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. consumption


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