Wasting vs Using - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between wasting and using

is that wasting is while using is .

As nouns the difference between wasting and using

is that wasting is gradual deterioration or wasting away while using is use.

As an adjective wasting

is causing a waste, particularly a wasting disease which causes pronounced loss of body mass.

wasting

English

Adjective

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  • Causing a waste, particularly a wasting disease which causes pronounced loss of body mass.
  • Derived terms

    *wasting disease

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Gradual deterioration or wasting away.
  • muscular wastings
  • The act by which something is laid waste; destruction.
  • using

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • use
  • * Philip H. Wicksteed, The Commonsense of Political Economy
  • It brings his payings into close and convenient correspondence with his usings of commodities, and different branches of his expenditure thus become easily comparable.

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