cannibalize

Definitions of cannibalize
  1. verb
    eat human flesh
    synonyms: cannibalise
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    type of:
    consume, have, ingest, take, take in
    serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  2. verb
    use parts of something to repair something else
    synonyms: cannibalise
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    type of:
    apply, employ, use, utilise, utilize
    put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
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