Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin exhaurīre, from exhauriō, derived from ex- +‎ hauriō (I draw up or out; consume, exhaust).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /e.zawˈ
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: e‧sau‧rì‧re
  • (file)

Verb edit

esaurìre (first-person singular present esaurìsco, first-person singular past historic esaurìi, past participle esaurìto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. to exhaust (to empty by drawing the contents)
  2. (chemistry) to exhaust
  3. (loosely) to exhaust, to use up, to consume
  4. to conclude
  5. to exhaust (to discuss thoroughly or completely)

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Further reading edit

  • esaurire in – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana