- IPA: /ɪɡˈzɔːst/
exhaust (exhausts, present participle exhausting; past and past participle exhausted)
- (transitive) To draw or let out wholly; to drain off completely
- The water was exhausted out of the well.
- Moisture of the earth is exhausted by evaporation.
- (transitive) To empty by drawing or letting out the contents
- to exhaust a well
- to exhaust a treasury
- (transitive, figuratively) To drain; to use up or expend wholly, or until the supply comes to an end
- My grandfather seemingly never exhausts his supply of bad jokes.
- to exhaust one's resources
- You're exhausting my patience.
- I exhausted my strength walking up the hill.
- (transitive) to tire out; to wear out; to cause to be without any energy
- The marathon exhausted me.
- (transitive) To bring out or develop completely
- (transitive) to discuss thoroughly or completely
- That subject has already been fully exhausted.
- (transitive, chemistry) To subject to the action of various solvents in order to remove all soluble substances or extractives
- to exhaust a drug successively with water, alcohol, and ether
- Portuguese: esvaziar
- Russian: исчерпывать
- French: épuiser
- German: erschöpfen, dezimieren
- Portuguese: esgotar, exaurir
- Russian: исче́рпывать
- Spanish: agotar
exhaust (plural exhausts)
- A system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged; see also exhaust system.
- The steam let out of a cylinder after it has done its work there.
- The dirty air let out of a room through a register or pipe provided for the purpose.
- An exhaust pipe, especially on a motor vehicle.
- exhaust gas.
- German: Abluft
- Russian: выхлопны́е га́зы
- French: gaz d'échappement
- German: Abgas
- Spanish: gas de escape
exhaust (not comparable)
- (obsolete) Exhausted; used up.