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Turkish translation of “consume”

consume

verb [T]     /kənˈsjuːm/
USE B2 to use something such as a product, energy, or fuel
tüketmek, bitirmek
These lights don't consume much electricity.Using and misusing
EAT OR DRINK formal B2 to eat or drink something
yemek içmek
EatingBiting, chewing and swallowingDrinking
be consumed with/by sth to have so much of a feeling that it affects everything you do
bunal/t)mak, sıkıntıdan patla(t)mak
a dancer consumed by ambitionStrong feelings
FIRE If fire consumes something, it completely destroys it.
yakıp kül etmek
Burning, burnt and on fireDestroying and demolishingDamaging and spoiling
(Definition of consume verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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