Definition of "Waste" :
noun: useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
"If the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste."
noun: (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
noun: the trait of wasting resources
"A life characterized by thriftlessness and waste."
noun: an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
"The trackless wastes of the desert."
noun: any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
"They collect the waste once a week."
verb: become physically weaker
verb: cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
"The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion."
verb: cause to grow thin or weak
verb: lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
verb: spend extravagantly
"Waste not, want not."
verb: use inefficiently or inappropriately
verb: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
verb: run off as waste
"The water wastes back into the ocean."
verb: get rid of
"We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer."
verb: spend thoughtlessly; throw away
"He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends."
adjective: located in a dismal or remote area; desolate