spend thoughtlessly; throw away
- "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"
use inefficiently or inappropriately
- "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
- "waste heat"
get rid of
- "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
- "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
- tyna bort
- "a wasted effort"
- "advice is wasted words"