Noun Definition


1.Definition: (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing

"The consumption of energy has increased steadily"

Related Noun(s):usance, use

Category: General

2.Definition: involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

Related Noun(s):phthisis

Category: General

3.Definition: the act of consuming something

Related Noun(s):expenditure

Category: General

4.Definition: the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

Related Noun(s):ingestion, intake, uptake

Category: General