• any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted;
    • "they collect the waste once a week"
    • "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
  • useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly;
    • "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"
  • the trait of wasting resources;
    • "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"
    • "the wastefulness of missed opportunities"
  • an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation;
    • "the trackless wastes of the desert"
  • (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
  • spend thoughtlessly; throw away;
    • "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"
  • use inefficiently or inappropriately;
    • "waste heat"
    • "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
  • get rid of;
    • "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
  • run off as waste;
    • "The water wastes back into the ocean"
  • get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing;
  • spend extravagantly;
    • "waste not, want not"
  • lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief;
  • cause to grow thin or weak;
  • cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly;
    • "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
  • become physically weaker;
  • located in a dismal or remote area; desolate;
    • "waste places"
  • WASTE v WASTED, WASTING, WASTES to use thoughtlessly

Scrabble Score: 8

waste is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

waste is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

waste is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 8

waste is a valid Words With Friends word