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consume

1 verb eat, drink TRANSITIVEI consumed two litres of water d'ól mé dhá lítear uiscehe consumed a whole box of chocolates d'ith sé lán bosca seacláidí 2 verb burn, use TRANSITIVEídigh verb  c m uúsáid verb  c m umy car consumes a lot of fuel ídíonn mo charrsa go leor breosla, dónn mo charrsa go leor breosla
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3 verb (of fire) destroy TRANSITIVEdóigh verb  c m uloisc verb  c m uthe house was consumed by a fire loisceadh an teach i dtine, loisc tine an teach 4 verb (of emotion) overwhelm TRANSITIVEbheith lán lebheith ite leshe was consumed by jealousy bhí sí ite le héad, bhí an t-éad á hithe, bhí lán a cinn d'éad uirthi