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Meaning of “exhaust” - Learner’s Dictionary

exhaust

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪɡˈzɔːst/
SUPPLY to finish all of the supply of something: How long will it be before the world's fuel supplies are exhausted?Using and misusing
TIRED to make someone very tired: The long journey exhausted me.Tired and making tired
SUBJECT to say everything possible about a subject: We seem to have exhausted that topic of conversation.Using and misusing
(Definition of exhaust verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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