Consume in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Consume

(transitive) To use up. | (transitive) To eat. | (transitive) To completely occupy the thoughts or attention of.

Short Example Sentences for Consume

  • 1. Suppose that a fire should suddenly consume the tree. 🔊
  • 2. Who like a storme will soon consume it self? 🔊
  • 3. Oh, let the fire consume all that is unholy in me! 🔊
  • 4. His stores must rot, for he cannot consume them. 🔊
  • 5. I'm supposed to consume in that time. 🔊
  • 6. He sat up and began to consume his soup, scarce doing it justice. 🔊
  • 7. If it goes across the centre of the sun it may consume eight hours. 🔊
  • 8. Thinkest thou that thou wilt consume that which thine iniquity hath amassed? 🔊
  • 9. So they wisely remained silent, and left him to consume his wrath alone. 🔊
  • 10. I am sure that I consume at least three times my daily allowance of meat. 🔊
  • 11. Justice called on Holy Fire to come down and consume the sacrifice. 🔊
  • 12. If a pig is used the old men of the priest's ato consume it with him. 🔊
  • 13. Salt is eaten with sib-fan' by those pueblos which commonly consume salt. 🔊

How to use Consume in Sentences?

  • 1. Once the coffee and doughnuts had been set before him, the man was in no haste to consume them. 🔊
  • 2. In search of this the pheasants make daily journeys, and consume great quantities. 🔊
  • 3. He found that unless it was checked, the insatiate public would consume all his time. 🔊
  • 4. Consequently the demand might even fall off three and a half times and still consume the product. 🔊
  • 5. The ice doth consume by the shore side, and cracks all over the bay with a fearful noise. 🔊
  • 6. Every one would consume his proportion, and the human race would never advance a step. 🔊
  • 7. In me the fire must consume and destroy; only as judgment does its work, can mercy fully save. 🔊
  • 8. When at last my own thoughts were beginning to consume me, Mr. Winthrop came and sat near me. 🔊
  • 9. It is diminished because higher than bodily necessities now consume time that was once rigorously denied to them. 🔊
  • 10. Or if he devotes himself properly to his vocation he may consume his earnings in current self-gratification. 🔊
  • 11. His observations indicate that these rodents are highly insectivorous and that they consume many insects under natural conditions. 🔊
  • 12. These old style ovens consume all the coal with the exception of the fixed carbon which is left behind as coke. 🔊
  • 13. As long as we have to consume the supplies the mules bring up, the process of accumulation must be a very long one. 🔊
  • 14. The best thing to do now was to make use of them in the egg state, and consume them under that elementary but nourishing form. 🔊
  • 15. I believe one peck of dirt is all the law allows one person to consume durin' their life. 🔊
  • 16. He knew that the system he had escaped at last, persisted, and would consume his sons and his grandchildren. 🔊
  • 17. And not only do they consume so much, but they have enough left to buy from abroad whatever their increased necessities cannot find at home. 🔊
  • 18. When submerged she cannot use these, as they consume air, so she has an electric battery and motors for use under water. 🔊
  • 19. These matches were suggestive, for the door of my prison was made of wood, and fire would consume and destroy it. 🔊
  • 20. If any man had so lied, those eyes would have gathered up the light, and flashed it forth again in lightnings that might consume him. 🔊
  • 21. Englishmen, who eat much meat, consume on an average a little less than 220 pounds a year per adult. 🔊
  • 22. He wanted to have the best cigars and the best brandy in the world to consume or give away magnificently, and every one else to have inferior ones. 🔊