US: /ɪɡˈzɔst/
UK: /ɛɡzˈɔːst/

English Vietnamese dictionary

exhaust /ig'zɔ:st/
  • danh từ
    • (kỹ thuật) sự rút khí, sự thoát khí
    • ngoại động từ
      • hút, rút (khí, hơi, nước, bụi...)
      • làm kiệt quệ, làm rỗng, làm cạn; dốc hết, dùng hết
        • to exhaust s well: làm cạn một cái giếng
        • to exhaust one's strength: tự làm kiệt sức (ai)
      • bàn hết khía cạnh, nghiên cứu hết mọi mặt (vấn đề)

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [U] waste gases that come out of a vehicle, an engine or a machine: car exhaust fumes / emissions
    2 (also exhaust pipe) (also tailpipe especially in AmE) [C] a pipe through which exhaust gases come out: My car needs a new exhaust.
    + verb [VN]
    1 to make you feel very tired: Even a short walk exhausted her. + There's no need to exhaust yourself clearing up-we'll do it.
    2 to use all of sth so that there is none left: Within three days they had exhausted their supply of food. + Don't give up until you have exhausted all the possibilities.
    3 to talk about or study a subject until there is nothing else to say about it: I think we've exhausted that particular topic.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 use (up), expend, consume, finish, deplete, spend, dissipate, run through, squander, waste, fritter away, Slang blow:
    In less than a year, he had exhausted all his funds.
    2 tire (out), fatigue, weary, wear out, enervate, fag, overtire, sap, strain, tax, weaken, prostrate, debilitate, disable, Colloq frazzle:
    Working sixty hours a week would exhaust anyone.
    3 empty, drain, evacuate, void, clean or clear out:
    The pump is used to exhaust the chamber of air.
    4 overdo, overwork, treat thoroughly, deplete, drain, empty:
    I think we've exhausted that topic.
    5 empty (out), drain (off or out), vent, issue, escape, discharge, run out:
    The fumes exhaust through this tube.
    6 emanation, effluent, emission, fumes, gas:
    Car exhausts are polluting the atmosphere.

    Collocation dictionary


    car, vehicle | diesel, petrol
    Diesel exhaust contains a lot of soot.


    emission, fumes, gas, pollution, smoke | pipe, system


    from an/the ~
    pollution from car exhausts

    1 make sb very tired


    absolutely, completely, totally, utterly
    The swimming had completely exhausted him.
    | emotionally, mentally, physically
    The experience had exhausted her physically and emotionally.

    2 use sth up completely


    completely, totally | almost, nearly
    The funds are nearly exhausted.
    | quickly, rapidly
    Their limited resources were quickly exhausted.

    Concise English dictionary

    +gases ejected from an engine as waste products
    +system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
    +wear out completely
    +use up (resources or materials)
    +use up the whole supply of
    +create a vacuum in (a bulb, flask, reaction vessel)