Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "use up" []

  • To consume, deplete or exhaust (verb)
  • To take or occupy (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "use up" in a sentence
  • "Anastasia Vasilakis Apple's new iCloud Internet services could eliminate the need for consumers to use up chunks of storage on their iPhones and iPods."
  • "Instead of making things only when people needed them, like holes in the wall did, Rusty factories had churned out vast quantities of stuffthe whole world in a giant competition to use up resources as quickly as possible."