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spend

spend

 
 
pronunciation:
spend
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: spends, spending, spent
definition 1: to disburse (money or other resources).
synonyms:
disburse, outlay
antonyms:
save
similar words:
dispense, dole, expend, fork out, pay
definition 2: to use; expend.
He spent much time and energy on the project.
synonyms:
expend, use
similar words:
apply, bestow, consume, devote, employ, give, kill, live, pass
definition 3: to use completely; exhaust.
She spent all her energy running.
synonyms:
consume, exhaust, expend
antonyms:
reserve
similar words:
deplete, discharge, dissipate, drain, empty, finish, use up
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to disburse money.
antonyms:
save
similar words:
disburse
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