To exhaust is defined as to use up, tire out or discharge.(verb)
An example of to exhaust is someone draining their savings account.
The definition of exhaust is the release of used steam or gas.(noun)
An example of exhaust is what comes out of a car's tail pipe.
See exhaust in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L exhaustus, pp. of exhaurire, to draw out, exhaust < ex-, out + haurire, to draw, drain < IE base *aus- > ON ausa
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verb ex·haust·ed, ex·haust·ing, ex·hausts verb, transitive
Origin: Latin exhaurīre, exhaust-
Origin: : ex-, ex-
Origin: + haurīre, to draw.
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