Translation of "waste" - English-Turkish dictionary

waste

noun uk us /weɪst/
BAD USE [ U, no plural ]

B1 a bad use of something useful, such as time or money, when there is a limited amount of it

israf, kayıp, ziyan
Meetings are awaste of time.
They throw away loads of food - it's such a waste.
a waste of energy/resources
REMAINING MATERIAL [ U ]

B2 things that are not wanted, especially what remains after you have used something

artık, artık madde, döküntü, çöp
go to waste

to not be used

boşa gitmek, ziyan olmak, heder olmak
I hate to see good food go to waste.

(Translation of “waste noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)