Meaning of “consume” - Learner’s Dictionary

consume

verb [ T ] uk us /kənˈsjuːm/
USE

B2 to use something such as a product, energy, or fuel:

These lights don't consume much electricity.
EAT OR DRINK formal

B2 to eat or drink something

be consumed with/by sth

to have so much of a feeling that it affects everything you do:

She was a dancer consumed by ambition.
FIRE

If fire consumes something, it completely destroys it.

(Definition of “consume” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)