Definitions of "waste"
  1. The act of damaging or destroying property that is committed by an individual with a lesser stake in that property, often leading to harm to another person who also has a stake in the same property
  2. A decrease in the value of assets, such as within a trust, due to neglect or mismanagement
How to use "waste" in a sentence
  1. The lessee is being sued for causing waste of the rented property.
  2. The trustee's mismanagement led to waste, significantly reducing the value of assets in the trust.
  3. After years of neglect, the property fell into a state of waste.

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