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Definition of "consumes" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of consume. (verb)

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Use "consumes" in a sentence
  • "The physician in that type of case may or may not have committed malpractice, but admitting the label consumes time without giving the jury useful information."
  • "Interestingly they something about the use of energy here, that using the brain consumes more energy than when it relaxes in sleep."
  • "A reactor, which would produce more fuel than it consumes, is called a breeder."