2710. katachraomai
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katachraomai: to make full use of
Original Word: καταχράομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katachraomai
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-akh-rah'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I use up
Definition: I use to the full, use up.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and chraomai
to make full use of
NASB Translation
make full use (2).

STRONGS NT 2710: καταχράομαι

καταχράομαι, καταχρωμαι; 1 aorist middle infinitive καταχρήσασθαι; in classical Greek

1. to use much or excessively or ill.

2. to use up, consume by use (German verbrauchen).

3. to use fully, the κατά intensifying the force of the simple verb (German gebrauchen) (Plato, Demosthenes, Diodorus, Josephus, others): 1 Corinthians 7:31 (cf. Buttmann, § 133, 18; Winer's Grammar, 209f (197)); τίνι, 1 Corinthians 9:18.

overuse, misuse, abuse.

From kata and chraomai; to overuse, i.e. Misuse -- abuse.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK chraomai

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