Grammar Tips & Articles »

waste vs. wastage

This Grammar.com article is about waste vs. wastage — enjoy your reading!

9 Views
  Robert Haigh  —  Grammar Tips
Font size:

The word wastage is not a fancy equivalent for waste. Waste is failure to use something which could easily be used. But wastage is loss resulting from unavoidable natural causes, such as evaporation.

waste vs. wastage

Rate this article:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Have a discussion about this article with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this article to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"waste vs. wastage." Grammar.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 10 Aug. 2020. <https://www.grammar.com/waste_vs._wastage>.

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Check your text and writing for style, spelling and grammar problems everywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Check your text and writing for style, spelling and grammar problems everywhere on the web!

Free Writing Tool:

Instant
Grammar Checker

Improve your grammar, vocabulary, and writing -- and it's FREE!


Improve your writing now:

Download Grammar eBooks

It’s now more important than ever to develop a powerful writing style. After all, most communication takes place in reports, emails, and instant messages.




Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.