use up
Verb

use up

  1. (of a resource) to consume, deplete or exhaust
    • 1900, L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter 23
      "My third command to the Winged Monkeys," said Glinda, "shall be to carry you to your forest. Then, having used up the powers of the Golden Cap, I shall give it to the King of the Monkeys, that he and his band may thereafter be free for evermore."
  2. (of time or space) to take or occupy
Translations
  • Russian: занима́ть



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