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noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 消費

noun, suru verb
  1. consumption; expenditure

Definition and Synonyms for 消費

Expenditure the act of consuming something
Synonyms: 消耗, 消費
Disbursal the act of spending or disbursing money
Synonyms: 出費, 支出, 消費, 費消
Use Up use up (resources or materials)
Synonyms: 使う, 擦り切る, 消耗, 消費, 費やす, 費消
Expend use up, consume fully
Synonyms: 使い果たす, 消費
Spend pay out
Synonyms: 使う, 支出, 消費, 費やす
Economic Consumption the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
Synonyms: 使用, 利用, 損耗, 消耗, 消費, 需用

Meanings for each kanji in 消費

extinguish; blow out; turn off; neutralize; cancel Kanji Details »
expense; cost; spend; consume; waste Kanji Details »

Categories 消費 is a member of

Depletion the act of decreasing something markedly
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Defrayment the act of paying money
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Pay give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
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Spend pay out
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Demand the ability and desire to purchase goods and services
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 消費

Sample Sentences for 消費

Machinery uses a lot of electricity.
As long as a bear is relatively inactive, and is not exposed to wind, it does not burn excessive energy in cold weather.
In general, consumers prefer quantity to quality.
The purpose of advertising is to familiarize consumers with the name of a product.
Japan's consumption of rice is decreasing.

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