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Definition 1: system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for exhaust in the sense of this definition

(exhaust is a kind of ...) instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

"he bought a new stereo system" "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"

(exhaust is a part of ...) a manifold that receives exhaust gases from the cylinders and conducts them to the exhaust pipe

(exhaust is a part of ...) a pipe through which burned gases travel from the exhaust manifold to the muffler

(exhaust is a part of ...) a valve through which burned gases from a cylinder escape into the exhaust manifold

(exhaust is a part of ...) a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise

(exhaust is a part of ...) a pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car

(... is part of exhaust) the engine that propels an automobile

Definition 2: gases ejected from an engine as waste products - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for exhaust in the sense of this definition

(exhaust is a kind of ...) any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted

"they collect the waste once a week" "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"

(exhaust is a kind of ...) a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

Definition 3: wear out completely - [verb of body]

Samples where exhaust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This kind of work exhausts me
  • I'm beat
  • He was all washed up after the exam

Synonyms for exhaust in the sense of this definition

(exhaust is a kind of ...) exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

"We wore ourselves out on this hike"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) exhaust physically or emotionally

"She was frazzled after the visit of her in-laws"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) exhaust by allowing to pull on the line

"play a hooked fish"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) tire out completely

"The daily stress of her work is killing her"

Definition 4: eliminate (a substance) - [verb of body]

Samples where exhaust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • combustion products are exhausted in the engine
  • the plant releases a gas

Synonyms for exhaust in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of exhaust ) discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth

(... is a kind of exhaust ) ripen and generate pus

"her wounds are festering"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical

"the volcano spews out molten rocks every day" "The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) lose blood from one's body

(... is a kind of exhaust ) eliminate from the body

"Pass a kidney stone"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) produce and discharge eggs

"women ovulate about once every month"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion

(... is a kind of exhaust ) eject semen

(... is a kind of exhaust ) free of obstruction by blowing air through

"blow one's nose"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) expel (gases or odors)

Definition 5: use up the whole supply of - [verb of change]

Samples where exhaust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We have exhausted the food supplies

(exhaust is a kind of ...) make void or empty of contents

"Empty the box" "The alarm emptied the building"

Definition 6: use up (resources or materials) - [verb of consumption]

Samples where exhaust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this car consumes a lot of gas
  • We exhausted our savings
  • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

Synonyms for exhaust in the sense of this definition

(exhaust is a kind of ...) pay out

"spend money"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) exhaust the supply of

"We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) deplete of resources

"The exercise class drains me of energy"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) enjoy to excess

"She indulges in ice cream"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) use up (energy)

"burn off calories through vigorous exercise"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) spend completely

"I spend my pocket money in two days"

(... is a kind of exhaust ) deplete

"exhaust one's savings" "We quickly played out our strength"

(exhaust has a similar meaning as ...) require (time or space)

"It took three hours to get to work this morning" "This event occupied a very short time"

Definition 7: deplete - [verb of possession]

Samples where exhaust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • exhaust one's savings
  • We quickly played out our strength

Synonyms for exhaust in the sense of this definition

(exhaust is a kind of ...) use up (resources or materials)

"this car consumes a lot of gas" "We exhausted our savings" "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"

(exhaust has a similar meaning as ...) become spent or exhausted

"The champion's strength played out fast"

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